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Category Archives: Pregnancy Discrimination

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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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Employee Claims She Was Fired Because Of Pregnancy Where Non-Pregnant Employees Were Accommodated

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated pregnancy discrimination cases in Florida state and federal courts for more than twenty years, our Marion County, Florida pregnancy discrimination lawyers know that employers often refuse to provide pregnant employees with accommodations they provide to non-pregnant employees. Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), employers are forbidden from discriminating against women on the… Read More »

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Must An Employee Be Pregnant When Fired To Be Protected From Pregnancy Discrimination?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented employment discrimination victims for more than two decades, our Alachua County, Florida pregnancy discrimination lawyers know that a common employment discrimination law myth is that only women who are pregnant when terminated are protected against pregnancy discrimination. Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), women are protected from discrimination on the basis of… Read More »

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Employee Claims Pregnancy Discrimination When She Was Replaced By Non-Pregnant Employee

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment discrimination cases for more than two decades, our Citrus County, Florida pregnancy discrimination lawyers have learned that pregnant employees who are discharged are invariably replaced by a non-pregnant employee. Although not sufficient, standing alone, to prove a pregnancy discrimination case, showing that an employer replaced a discharged pregnant employee with a… Read More »

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Are Pregnant Employees Protected From Pregnancy Harassment?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented victims of pregnancy discrimination for almost two decades, our Marion County, Florida pregnancy discrimination lawyers know that pregnant employees often endure harassment because of their pregnancy. Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), employers are forbidden from discriminating against women on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. Pregnancy harassment is… Read More »

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Can Employers Require Pregnant Employees To Quit Or Be Fired Once They Are Six Months Pregnant?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated pregnancy discrimination cases in Florida state and federal courts for almost two decades, our Citrus County, Florida pregnancy discrimination attorneys know that many employers act as of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) does not exist. The PDA makes it unlawful for employers to discriminate against women on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth,… Read More »

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