Posts Tagged ‘pregnancy’

May Webinar Prepares Employers for Time Off for Baby

California provides strong protections for employees who are pregnant and/or new parents. Given the number of laws involved, managing pregnancy and baby bonding leave is not an easy task. Under California’s Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL), employers with five or more employees must allow an employee to take up to four months of job-protected leave when […]

7 May 18 - FMLA/CFRA, Pregnancy Disability Leave, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

High Court Lets UPS Worker Proceed With Pregnancy Bias Case

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court gave new life to a pregnancy discrimination claim brought by a former UPS driver Peggy Young. At issue in Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc. was whether an employer must provide the same work accommodations to a pregnant employee as provided to similarly situated, non-pregnant employees. The Court’s 6-3 decision […]

25 Mar 15 - Disabilities, Discrimination, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

EEOC Cracks Down on Pregnancy Discrimination

Recent actions from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) show that the agency is serious about its commitment to address pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. Within the past 30 days alone, the EEOC announced that it reached settlements in four pregnancy discrimination lawsuits and that it filed a new pregnancy discrimination claim against an employer. […]

21 Apr 14 - Discrimination, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »