Margaret Edwards

Margaret Edwards

Littler

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EEOC Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination Adds ADA Duties of Reasonable Accommodation

On July 14, 2014, the EEOC issued its long-anticipated Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues (the Guidance), which, according to Commissioner Lipnic, "adopts new and dramatic substantive changes...more

7/17/2014 - ADA Discrimination EEOC Employer Liability Issues Enforcement Guidance Pregnancy Discrimination Reasonable Accommodation Young v United Parcel Service

San Francisco Adopts Ordinance That Prohibits Caregiver Discrimination and Provides Flexible Work Arrangements for Caregivers

San Francisco recently adopted the “Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance,” which prohibits caregiver discrimination and gives employees a right to request “flexible” or “predictable working arrangements” to assist employees...more

10/25/2013 - Adverse Employment Action Caregivers Discrimination Employee Rights Flexible Work Arrangements Retaliation

California Supreme Court Rules "Mixed Motive" Is a Mixed Bag for Employers

The California Supreme Court recently clarified the defenses available to employers defending against claims of discrimination. In Harris v. City of Santa Monica, No. BC341469 (Cal. Feb. 7, 2013), the court ruled that, if a...more

3/1/2013 - Attorney's Fees Damages Discrimination Harris v City of Santa Monica Hiring & Firing Mixed Motive Cases Pregnancy Discrimination Termination

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