Does an employer have to provide a modified work schedule to a pregnant employee with morning sickness or light duty to a pregnant employee with lifting restrictions?The answer depends on who you ask. Most federal courts say...more
You’ve probably already heard about President Obama’s executive order banning anti-LGBT workplace discrimination. The question is, how will it impact you and your organization?
Have you heard that the EEOC recently...more
On July 14, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which is charged with enforcing the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, issued guidance on an employer's light duty and leave obligations under the law. First,...more
Over the past decade, the number of claims pregnant workers have filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has risen by almost 50 percent, according to the National Women’s Law Center (“NWLC”). Most of...more
Hawaii Resort Retailer Disciplined and Fired a Buyer Due to Fertility Treatments and Pregnancy Restrictions, Federal Agency Charged -
HONOLULU - Step Three, Ltd., a Hawaiian resort retailer, will pay $60,000 for...more
The New York City Council recently passed legislation designed to ensure workplace rights for pregnant women by prohibiting discrimination in employment based on pregnancy, childbirth, or a related condition.
Effective October 1, 2013, Maryland employers with 15 or more employees must provide their pregnant employees with certain reasonable accommodations beyond the requirements of the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)...more
The latest in a series of National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) publications is the Guidelines for Managing the Security of Mobile Devices in the Enterprise (the “Guidelines”), a comprehensive document to...more
On March 2, 2013, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) released the Draft Plan Bay Area (Plan), the California Bay Area's first integrated land use, housing and...more
Federal Agency Says Day Care Center Refused to Allow Pregnant Teacher to Work -
CHICAGO - Adventures in Learning Aurora, Inc., an Aurora, Ill.-based childcare center with approximately 100 employees across four...more
In an important ruling for employers, the Fourth Circuit recently underscored that the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) does not require employers to provide pregnant workers with special accommodations. Young v. United...more
Last week, Attorney Robin Shea of Employment & Labor Insider proposed 10 rules of etiquette that “will save you from a pregnancy discrimination suit”. Rule No. 1? Pregnancy is always good news. Always. Always....more
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