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
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.