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Category Archives: Pregnancy Discrimination

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Does The Pregnancy Discrimination Act Protect The Right To Get Pregnant?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA) makes it unlawful for employers to discriminate against employees on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.  Having dedicated their practice to fighting for the rights of employees who have been discriminated against on the basis of pregnancy, our Citrus County, Florida pregnancy discrimination lawyers… Read More »

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Can Employers Transfer Pregnant Employees To Another Position Because Of Safety Concerns?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA) protects women from discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions.   Under the PDA, employers must treat pregnant employees the same for all employment-related purposes as non-pregnant employees who are similar in their ability or inability to work.  This means that if a… Read More »

Pregnant employee facing discrimination in the workplace

Can Employers Discriminate Against Employees Because They Might Become Pregnant Again?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

With the passage of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA), Congress amended Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) to provide that discrimination “on the basis of sex” includes discrimination “because of or on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.”  In International Union, UAW v. Johnson… Read More »

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Are Employment Decisions Based On Stereotypes Associated With Pregnancy Evidence Of Pregnancy Discrimination?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), employees are protected from discrimination on the basis of sex.  In General Electric Co. v. Gilbert, 429 U.S. 125 (1976), the U.S. Supreme Court infamously ruled that discrimination on the basis of pregnancy was not sex discrimination under Title VII.  Because of… Read More »

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Pregnant Employee Told By Employer: “We Don’t Have Any Light Duty For Pregnant Women”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

As explained by the U.S. Supreme Court in California Fed. Sav. and Loan Ass’n v. Guerra, 479 U.S. 272 (1987), Congress passed the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) to unambiguously establish that discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title VII of the… Read More »

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Can An Employer Refuse To Hire An Employee Because She Might Become Pregnant?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA) protects women from discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.  The PDA does not simply prohibit an employer from discriminating against a woman because of her current pregnancy. Rather, as the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in International Union, UAW v. Johnson Controls, Inc.,… Read More »

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Supervisor Who Fired Pregnant Employee Allegedly Said: “I Have Too Many Pregnant Workers”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), as amended by the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA), employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.  As observed by the U.S. Supreme Court in California Federal Sav. and Loan Ass’n v…. Read More »

Pregnant lady getting demoted

Can Employers Demote A Pregnant Employee So She Can Spend More Time With Her Newborn Child?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), as amended by the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA), forbids employers from discriminating against employees on the on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.  Under the PDA, as explained by the U.S. Supreme Court in UAW v. Johnson Controls,… Read More »

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Federal Court Finds Evidence Of Pregnancy Discrimination When Employee Was Fired Because It Was Best For Her & The Baby

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), as amended by the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA), protects women from discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.  Under the PDA, as explained by the U.S. Supreme Court in UAW v. Johnson Controls, 499 U.S. 187 (1991),… Read More »

Mother breastfeeding

Eleventh Circuit Court Of Appeals Rules That Breastfeeding Is Covered By Pregnancy Discrimination Act

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), as amended by the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA), prohibits employers from discriminating against women on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.  The PDA’s amendment to Title VII clarified that discrimination based on pregnancy is a form of sex… Read More »

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