After recovery from child birth, if an employer provides an additional four weeks of leave time (paid or unpaid) for a female employee for parenting or bonding time with the child, must the employer treat...more
Examples of pregnancy-related impairments employers should consider and some common ADA accommodation requests
Does the EEOC expect preferential treatment for pregnant employees?
Originally published in Inside...more
In July 2014, the EEOC issued “Enforcement Guidance: Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues,” as well as “Questions and Answers and a Fact Sheet for Small Businesses.” Although the guidance is not the law, it does...more
The Obama Administration has made it clear that it wants to increase protections for pregnant employees. There is also significant discussion in the media about family-friendly workplaces. Against this backdrop, employers,...more
A combination of recent enforcement efforts by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and state-level legislators has employers scratching their heads about what they can and cannot consider when making hiring...more
There is a new form in town for employers who obtain background reports on applicants and employees. Employers who use third parties to conduct background reports are familiar with the requirements of the Fair Credit...more