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Category Archives: Pregnancy Discrimination

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Can Pregnant Employees Be Forced To Take Unpaid Leave When They Can Do The Job?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

For more than twenty years, our Marion County, Florida pregnancy discrimination attorneys have litigated cases in Florida courts against employers who have discriminated against employees on the basis of pregnancy. Through their decades of experience representing pregnancy discrimination victims, our Ocala, Florida pregnancy discrimination lawyers know that many employers place pregnant employees on an… Read More »

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Are Pregnant Employees Entitled To An Accommodation Under Americans With Disabilities Act?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Throughout the past twenty years, our Leesburg, Florida pregnancy discrimination lawyers have represented Florida employees who have been discriminated against because of pregnancy. Through their decades of experience representing pregnancy discrimination victims, our Lake County, Florida pregnancy discrimination attorneys know that in some cases an employee’s pregnancy prevents her from fulfilling the duties of… Read More »

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Worker Claims Pregnancy Discrimination When She Was Fired For “Being Pregnant”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

For the past two decades, our Hommossa, Florida pregnancy discrimination lawyers have represented Florida employees who have been discriminated against because of pregnancy. Through their extensive experience representing pregnancy discrimination victims, our Citrus County, Florida pregnancy discrimination attorneys know that employers almost never tell a pregnant employee that she is being fired because she… Read More »

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Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit Claims Worker Was Demoted After Disclosing Her Pregnancy

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

For more than twenty years, our Lake County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers have fought for the rights of Florida employees who have been discriminated against on the basis of pregnancy.  Through decades of experience representing pregnancy discrimination victims, our Leesburg, Florida employment discrimination attorneys know employers often subject women to mistreatment after learning of… Read More »

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Employee Claims Pregnancy Discrimination When She Was Fired After Requesting Maternity Leave

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated pregnancy discrimination cases in Florida courts for more than twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida pregnancy discrimination lawyers know that employers often target women for termination after they disclose their pregnancy. In many cases, employers target pregnant employees for termination through selective enforcement of their personnel policies. In such circumstances, pregnant employees… Read More »

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Are Women Protected Against Pregnancy Discrimination While On Maternity Leave?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment discrimination lawsuits for more than twenty years, our Sumter County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers have learned that a common employment law myth is that only women who are pregnant are protected against pregnancy discrimination under the federal anti-discrimination laws. However, because the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) protects women from discrimination on… Read More »

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Are Women Protected From Pregnancy Discrimination When They Return From Maternity Leave?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented employment discrimination victims for more than two decades, our Alachua County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers have learned that a common employment law myth is that women must be pregnant in order to be protected against pregnancy discrimination under the federal employment laws. However, as observed by the U.S. District Court for the… Read More »

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Pregnant Employee Told her Appearance Was “Bad For Business” Claims Wrongful Firing

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of pregnant employees for more than twenty years, our Sumter County, Florida wrongful termination lawyers have learned that employers frequently attempt to justify the termination of pregnant employees by claiming that they were laid off as part of a reduction in force because business was slow. In claiming that… Read More »

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Court Rules That Treating A Pregnant Employee Worse Than Non-Pregnant Employees Is Pregnancy Discrimination

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated pregnancy discrimination cases in Florida state and federal courts for more than twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida employee rights attorneys know that pregnant employees are often treated differently after disclosing their pregnancy. For example, employers will scrutinize their work performance, reduce their hours, subject them to disciplinary action, and enforce work… Read More »

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Pregnancy Discrimination Reflected By Complaints About Woman’s Need To Miss Work For Doctors’ Appointments

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented employees who have been fired because of their pregnancy for more than two decades, our Marion County, Florida pregnancy discrimination lawyers know that employers frequently resist providing pregnant employees with leave from work for doctors’ appointments. Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), women are protected from discrimination on the basis of pregnancy,… Read More »

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