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Your Right to Pregnancy Accommodations in your Workplace

Disabled workers are entitled to receive reasonable accommodations in the workplace. “Reasonable” is defined as any accommodation that does not negatively impact the company’s ability to be productive or put other employees in danger that is not prohibitively expensive for the employer. Pregnant workers are also entitled to these accommodations, such as a chair for...

Filing a Pregnancy Discrimination Claim with the EEOC

As an American employee, you have the right to work in an environment free from all types of discrimination. This includes pregnancy discrimination, which is any form of discrimination based on an individual’s pregnancy, recent childbirth, breastfeeding, or plan to have a child. When an individual faces pregnancy discrimination, she may file a discrimination claim...

Maternity Leave Benefits and Not Returning to Work

In the United States, employers are not required to provide paid maternity leave for their employees. However, many choose to offer this as a perk. The money paid to a new mother while she is out of work on maternity leave is meant to help her cover her living expenses and the expenses that come...

Determine If You Have the Right to Maternity Leave, No Matter What your Employer Says

Currently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has lawsuit pending against Dash Dreams Plant, Inc., for its alleged discrimination against pregnant employees. According to the case, Dash Dreams, a wholesale orchid grower and distributor based in Dos Palos, California, told its female employees not to become pregnant while they work for the company. The company’s...

Religious Protections in the Workplace

Sadly, in New York and greater America today, the anti-Islam sentiment is strong. As such, Islam peoples, as well as those who are commonly mistaken as being Islam, including Sikhs, are often discriminated against. To be sure, a U.S. presidential candidate has even proposed a ban on Muslims entering the country, and this proposition and...

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