Richard D. Tuschman

Richard D. Tuschman

Akerman LLP

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Supreme Court Rules on, But Fails to Clarify, Pregnancy Discrimination Law

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act extends Title VII’s prohibition against sex discrimination to include pregnancy. It also says that employers must treat “women affected by pregnancy . . . the same for all employment-related...more

3/27/2015 - PDA Pregnancy Discrimination Reasonable Accommodation SCOTUS Young v United Parcel Service

Florida Civil Rights Act Prohibits Pregnancy Discrimination

The Florida Civil Rights Act prohibits pregnancy discrimination in employment, according to an April 17th decision by the Florida Supreme Court, Delva v. The Continental Group, Inc., Case No. SC12-2315 (Fla. April 17,...more

4/21/2014 - Discrimination Employee Rights FCRA Pregnancy Pregnancy Discrimination

When Bad Things Happen To Good Employers: An Equal Employment Opportunity Update

I've had many clients tell me they can't believe they're being sued for discrimination. They tell me they treat their employees fairly, that they're not bigoted, that they would never discriminate against employees on the...more

3/14/2013 - Disability Discrimination Discrimination EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Race Discrimination

No, Pregnancy Discrimination Is Not Legal In Florida (Despite What You May Have Read)

I just read an article entitled "Florida lawmakers look to end discrimination against expecting mothers." Posted on the website of a Fox News affiliate, the article begins by stating...more

2/26/2013 - Discrimination FCRA Pregnancy Pregnancy Discrimination Supremacy Clause Title VII

Is Pregnancy Discrimination Legal Under Florida Law? Courts Are Divided.

The Florida Civil Rights Act, which, among other things, prohibits sex discrimination in employment, does not prohibit pregnancy discrimination, according to a recent decision by a federal judge in Florida. If that...more

3/12/2012 - Discrimination Human Rights Pregnancy Discrimination Sex Discrimination

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