Tag: pregnancy discrimination

Workplace Requests Related to Pregnancy, Childbirth Webinar!
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Posted in Pregnancy Disability Leave

Register Now for Workplace Requests Related to Pregnancy, Childbirth Webinar!

Your employee is expecting a new baby. Congrats! Now, are you prepared for how to appropriately respond to your employee’s leave requests as well as…

Comments Open for EEOC’s Proposed Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) Rules
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Posted in Discrimination Pregnancy Disability Leave

Comments Open for EEOC’s Proposed Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) Rules

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to implement the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA). The public has…

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Posted in Pregnancy Disability Leave Workplace Policies

Pregnant, Nursing Workers Gain More Federal Protections

While California employers were preparing for 2023 new employment-related laws, two new federal laws for employers may have flown under the radar. Passed as part…

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Posted in Pregnancy Disability Leave

How to Handle a California Pregnancy Disability Accommodation

Do I have to continue to accommodate a pregnant employee who continues to be late or absent from work when she has used up all…

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Posted in Discrimination Harassment

Recent DFEH Settlements

In recent months, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has settled a number of employment cases, and, compared to previous years, enforcement…

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Posted in Pregnancy Disability Leave

“Aren’t You Ever Going to Quit Having Kids?” and Other Ways to Engage in Pregnancy Discrimination

On September 25, a convenience store chain in New Mexico and Texas agreed to pay $950,000 to 28 women in order to settle a pregnancy…

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Posted in Discrimination

No, You Can’t Demote a Pregnant Employee If You Think Her Job’s Too Tough

Suzie comes into your office and tells you she is four months pregnant. You think, “Hmmmm, her job is really demanding. I should probably put…