The EEOC’s New Guidelines for Pregnancy Discrimination: What This Means For You

In a recent opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal, one author made clear his views on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s new guidelines for pregnancy discrimination laws. Suffice to say, the writer of said article found little reason for the new legislation. Instead, he claimed that the new changes were simply another “radical legal  Read More …

New Legislation Sets Workplace Guidelines Regarding Discrimination Against Pregnant Employees

On July 14, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) revealed new federal legislation regarding discrimination in the workplace against pregnant employees. The broadened regulation newly specifies just how the Americans with Disabilities Act should be applied to pregnant workers, in particular delineating how any type of discrimination or harassment of pregnant employees by their  Read More …

The Facts About Pregnancy Discrimination

It is illegal to discriminate against a woman based on the fact that she is pregnant. Employment law provides that pregnant women must be treated in the same manner as other applicants or employees with similar abilities or limitations. Below please find the facts about pregnancy discrimination at work. Hiring The first fact about pregnancy  Read More …

Pregnancy discrimination case against AutoZone results in $185M verdict

Federal jury in San Diego awarded nearly $186 million in punitive damages to a store manager at AutoZone after finding that the company retaliated against the pregnant manager, in the end demoting her and firing her. Rosario Juarez, 43, was awarded about $873,000 in compensatory damages and $185 million in punitive damages report Reuters, the Wall Street  Read More …

EEOC’s New Pregnancy Discrimination Guidelines and Fair Employment: Know Your Rights

    Recently, the Wall Street Journal published an op-ed article on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s new guidelines to pregnancy discrimination laws. Suffice to say, the writer of said Wall Street Journal piece found little justification for the new legislation. Instead, he claimed that the new changes were simply another “radical legal interpretation” that  Read More …

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Releases New Federal Regulations Regarding Pregnancy Discrimination

On July 14, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission published new federal regulations for workplace discrimination against pregnant workers. The newly expanded legislation delineates for the first time how the Americans With Disabilities Act applies to pregnant workers, specifying that any form of harassment or discrimination of pregnant workers by their employers is a form  Read More …

The Facts About Pregnancy Discrimination By Employment Attorneys

It is illegal to discriminate against a woman based on the fact that she is pregnant. Employment law provides that pregnant women must be treated in the same manner as other applicants or employees with similar abilities or limitations. Below please find the facts about pregnancy discrimination at work. Hiring The first fact about pregnancy  Read More …