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Since the case was argued on December 3, 2014, practitioners and clients alike have been anxiously awaiting the Supreme Court's decision in Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc. That wait is over as the Supreme Court issued a...more
This is one of our "ones to watch for 2015" – Young v. UPS.
The legal question certified by the Supreme Court in 2014 was: Whether, and in what circumstances, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act requires an employer that...more
Thirty-five years ago, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (“PDA”) established that it is unlawful for employers with fifteen or more employees to discriminate against pregnant workers “because of or on the basis of pregnancy,...more
On Tuesday, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced he signed the Law to Stop Discrimination Against Pregnant Women in the Workplace and thereby expanded workplace protections to job applicants and employees experiencing...more
The EEOC has issued new guidance on the reach of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act ("PDA") that greatly expands the protections it claims all employers must provide to pregnant employees. The two most significant new...more
On October 2, 2013, following a unanimous New York City Council vote, Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed a bill amending the New York City Human Rights Law ("NYCHRL") to require most New York City employers to reasonably...more
On October 2, 2013, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed Int. No. 974-2012A to amend the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) by expanding protections against discrimination for pregnant employees. The NYCHRL, as...more
The Scenario: Female employee returns from 12-week maternity leave. Upon her return to work, she requests permission to use break time to express breast milk. Additionally, she requests a private room other than a bathroom...more
In May 2013, Governor Martin O'Malley signed three noteworthy statutes that will affect virtually every Maryland employer. Effective October 1, 2013, Maryland employers with 15 or more employees must provide their pregnant...more
Amendments to California’s pregnancy regulations became effective on December 30, 2012, creating many new responsibilities for employers. While employers should take note of all of the amended regulations, some of the most...more
California recently adopted the most sweeping changes to the regulations implementing its pregnancy disability leave (PDL) law in 17 years. These changes, which became effective on December 30, 2012, significantly impact the...more
In This Issue:
- New Pregnancy and Disability Regulations for California Employers
- Washington Federal Court Declines to Uphold Broad Non-compete Restrictions Against California...more
Is this new UPS pregnancy discrimination decision really such great news for employers?
HINT: Check the dates!!!
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit* held this week that there is no "reasonable...more
New pregnancy regulations proposed by the Fair Employment and Housing Commission (FEHC) were approved on November 30, 2012. The changes to the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), which applies to employers with...more
In March 2012, the California Fair Employment and Housing Commission (FEHC) proposed new and amended regulations addressing employers’ obligations and employees’ rights and responsibilities regarding pregnancy under the...more
In regulations that became effective December 30, 2012, California employers received additional guidance on how to handle leaves of absence for employees disabled by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition....more
California employers should take action promptly to ensure compliance with new state disability and pregnancy disability regulations.
On December 26, California's Office of Administrative Law approved new disability...more
BakerHostetler's Employment and Labor Group would like to bring to your attention the following recent changes to the California Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL) Regulations affecting employer obligations and...more
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