Texas Hospital Settles Pregnancy Discrimination
Suit for $40K
(2) The Pregnancy Discrimination
Act ("PDA") marked a significant shift in the right direction, but the issue of pregnancy discrimination
still exists forty years after its passage.
Among the laws are the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), Equal Pay Act (EPA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA), Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), Older Worker Benefit Protection Act (OWBRA), Pregnancy Discrimination
Act (PDA), Civil Rights Act of 1866 (Section 1981), and Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.
According to the EEOC, under the Pregnancy Discrimination
Act, an employer can't fire, refuse to hire, demote, or take any other adverse action against a woman due to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition.
Man Sui-lun, Sanchez's lawyer as well as a legal counsel for the Equal Opportunities Commission noted that what Sanchez experienced in the hands of her employer equated to direct pregnancy discrimination
. All working mothers in Hong Kong, regardless of nationality and job, are entitled to ten weeks paid maternity leave.
The ERA will establish a legal precedent for equal pay for equal work, equal access to education and health care, and allow us to legally contest economic inequality, pregnancy discrimination
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Among the three countries examined, however, 'only the Malaysian government has systematically allowed pregnancy discrimination
at all stages of employment', the study authors conclude.
Park Management Systems LLC (15-1777, decided March 16, 2018) that Title VII's standard for assessing punitive damage does not apply to workplace discrimination claims brought under the more liberal NYC Human Rights Law, finding that a lower court incorrectly used the federal standard in a pregnancy discrimination
Just defining pregnancy discrimination
as sex discrimination does not
UPS, which held that an employer's failure to provide accommodations related to pregnancy could amount to sex discrimination and that liability for pregnancy discrimination
does not end with the birth of the child.
The number of women pursuing pregnancy discrimination
claims is also down by over a quarter (26%).