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Pregnancy Discrimination Act

Dec 3, 2014

US justices hear pregnancy discrimination case (UPDATE)

The U.S. Supreme Court is weighing how much employers must do to accommodate pregnant workers under a federal law aimed at combating discrimination against them.

Dec 1, 2014

Ex-UPS driver’s pregnancy bias claim at US high court

Peggy Young only has to look at her younger daughter to be reminded how long she has fought United Parcel Service over its treatment of pregnant employees, and why.

Sep 30, 2014

Pregnancy discrimination complaints down nationwide

The number of pregnancy discrimination charges filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission declined nationally between 2010 and 2013.

Sep 11, 2014

ACLU supporting woman in high court pregnancy discrimination case

A Maryland woman whose pregnancy discrimination case will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court is getting support from the American Civil Liberties Union.

Aug 18, 2014

What to pay attention to in new EEOC guidance

Recent enforcement guidance on the Pregnancy Discrimination Act represents the EEOC’s first effort to substantially update its position on this prohibited form of discrimination since 1983.

Mar 26, 2012

Lawyers, EEOC see rise in pregnancy discrimination claims

The slow economy and competitive labor market may be contributing to the upswing in discrimination claims by pregnant women in the workplace, employment attorneys say.


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