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Examples of Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

As a woman in the workplace, you have the right to be free from any kind of discriminatory behavior on the basis of pregnancy, pregnancy-related medical issues, or childbirth. The 1978 Pregnancy Discrimination Act is a federal law that protects women from being fired or discriminated against for any of the above-mentioned reasons. While the [...]

By |2020-09-26T19:43:34+00:00December 10th, 2019|Pregnancy Discrimination|0 Comments

Ways Managers Are Causing FMLA Lawsuits

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that requires all non-exempt employers to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year for certain employees. While this may seem a simple law, the truth is that there are layers of questions that arise from difficult situations, and many human [...]

By |2020-04-23T08:15:05+00:00October 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

California Wildfires and the FMLA

Wildfires are unfortunately an expected circumstance of life in California. Wildfires can completely destroy communities and create catastrophic health consequences for the residents of these areas. Oftentimes, employees will have to take off substantial amounts of time from work due to injuries sustained due to wildfires either to themselves or loved ones. Without legal protection, [...]

By |2019-10-11T13:13:31+00:00September 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Paternity Leave: How Fathers Are Victims of Pregnancy Discrimination

The birth or adoption of a child is a life-changing time for parents, and while the physical burden of pregnancy and childbirth impacts women more directly and obviously, the experience and challenges of adding a new child to a family impact fathers as well. Paternity Leave The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) requires by [...]

By |2020-06-30T03:09:23+00:00September 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

My Employer Denied a Request for a Reasonable Accommodation: Now What?

The American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and several other state and federal laws prohibit discrimination against an employee because of their disability (defined as any physical or mental impairment that substantially limits your ability to carry out one or more major life activities; the law also protects those perceived to have such a disability and [...]

By |2020-04-23T08:10:48+00:00September 5th, 2019|Disability Accommodation|0 Comments