Pregnancy can be one of the most wonderful occasions of life for those who are expecting and their families. But businesses and supervisors unfortunately don’t always see it that way, with one famous CEO infamously saying that pregnancy is “certainly an inconvenience...read more
Pregnancy discrimination has been illegal for decades. The federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) was enacted in 1978. The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) provides some of the strongest protections against pregnancy discrimination in the U.S....read more
Historically, women have been discriminated against and suffered harassment in the workplace because of pregnancy. As a result of these injustices, federal and state laws have been enacted to protect pregnant employee rights. In California, pregnant employees are...read more
If you are a pregnant employee, you don’t have to suffer discrimination in the workplace. You have rights under the law. It is a violation of state and federal laws for your employer to discriminate against you on the basis of pregnancy in any aspect of your...read more
Can employers discriminate against you because of your looks? Well, maybe.There is no doubt they do. A television program sent many sets of equally qualified job candidates to be interviewed at various businesses. Invariably, the better‑looking person got hired. ...read more
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