Pregnancy Discrimination Lawyer

What is Pregnancy Discrimination?

Pregnancy discrimination occurs when an employer treats a woman (employee or applicant) unfavorably because of pregnancy, childbirth, or a medication condition related to pregnancy or childbirth.

Pregnancy Discrimination Requirements

Employer Size

EEOC - 15+ employees

CA FEHA - 5+ employees

Standard Time Limit

EEOC - 180 days to file a charge

CA FEHA - 1 to 3 years, depending on different circumstances.

Common Forms of Pregnancy Discrimination

  • Failure to hire

  • Failure to promote

  • Unequal Pay, training, fringe benefits

  • Unjust suspensions, lay-offs, terminations

What Should You Do If You Have Been Discriminated Against?

If you believe that you have been discriminated against, you should reach out to an experienced Pregnancy Discrimination Employment Law Attorney to discuss your unique situation.  As you can tell, every situation is different and no one-sized-fit-all approach will work for every employee.

 

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