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Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace – Infographic

While pregnancy is generally a time of joy, many women continue to face discrimination and unfair treatment in the workplace due to their pregnancy. In fact, in 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received more than 3,500 pregnancy discrimination complaints. Between October 2010 and September 2015, approximately 31,000 charges of pregnancy discrimination were filed […]

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Workplace Pregnancy Protection Laws

 

Pregnancy can bring major life changes, but one of them should never be discrimination in the workplace. Women who become pregnant have various employment protections, yet, forms of pregnancy discrimination still occur in work settings across the United States. Discrimination based on pregnancy is covered under various employment laws, including the federal Civil Rights Act […]

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Maternal Walls in the #MeToo Movement

 

Women have historically been underrepresented in senior management and executive-level positions. They typically earn less than men and are also regularly faced with sexual harassment and pregnancy discrimination. Sexual harassment against women has recently been in the spotlight due to the #MeToo Movement. The maternal wall metaphor, the idea that a woman will eventually become […]

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Pregnancy Discrimination at NJ Realty Group

 

Pregnancy discrimination is a form of discrimination that can have a substantial impact on a working woman’s life and the lives of her family members. Pregnancy discrimination involves very specific forms of mistreatment; therefore, it is recognized as a category separate from sex discrimination. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 amended Title VII of the […]

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Pregnancy Discrimination Claims – By Males

 

Many employers in the United States agree that it is wise to recognize the needs of pregnant women in the workplace. Employers are often flexible when it comes to work hours because they value their female employees. However, the same courtesy does not always extend to fathers, which can result in pregnancy discrimination in the […]

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Workers’ Rights While on Maternity Leave

 

Before a worker becomes pregnant, they should take the time to learn about their rights regarding maternity leave and the use of company-provided health benefits for pregnancy and childbirth-related medical needs. At the federal level, employers in the United States are not required to provide paid maternity leave to their employees. However, the Family and […]

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Cherry Hill Discrimination Lawyers: Pregnancy Discrimination in Workplace

 

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) of 1978 was enacted to protect women from discrimination in the workplace on the basis of childbirth, pregnancy, or any related medical conditions. The act is part of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and applies to all aspects of employment from hiring to firing and includes […]

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