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Category Archives: Pregnancy Discrimination

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Do Employers Use Performance Improvement Plans To Justify Firing Pregnant Employees?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Throughout the past twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers have fought for the rights of employment discrimination victims. Having represented employment discrimination victims for decades, our Inverness, Florida employment discrimination attorneys know that employers often use performance improvement plans to mask discrimination. In far too many cases, employers use performance improvement… Read More »

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Are Women Protected From Discrimination Because Of Postpartum Depression?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

For more than two decades, our Citrus County, Florida employment lawyers have fought for the rights of employment discrimination victims. Through their extensive experience handling employment discrimination cases, our Inverness, Florida employment attorneys know that a common employment law myth is that protection from pregnancy discrimination ends when a woman gives birth. Because of… Read More »

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Miami Supermarket Chain Pays $75,000 to Settle Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination against employees based on sex. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 amended Title VII to explicitly clarify that pregnancy discrimination in the workplace is a form of unlawful sex discrimination. Through our representation of aggrieved employees over the last two decades, our Citrus… Read More »

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Pregnant Employee Claims She Was Targeted For Discharge After Disclosing Her Pregnancy

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

For the past twenty years, our Marion County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers have litigated pregnancy discrimination cases in Florida courts. Through their decades of experience representing pregnancy discrimination victims, our Ocala, Florida employment discrimination attorneys know that women are often targeted for termination after disclosing their pregnancy. In far too many cases, women who… Read More »

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Can Pregnant Employees Be Transferred Because Of Safety Concerns For The Unborn Child?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Throughout the past two decades, our Citrus County, Florida employment discrimination attorneys have litigated employment discrimination cases in Florida courts. Through their years of experience representing employment discrimination victims, our Inverness, Florida employment discrimination lawyers know that employers frequently attempt to justify transferring pregnant employees who can perform the functions of their position based… Read More »

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Can Employers Justify Pregnancy Discrimination Because Employment In Pregnancy Is A Danger To Women?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Throughout the past twenty years, our Marion County, Florida pregnancy discrimination attorneys have fought for the rights of pregnant employees. Based on their decades of experience representing pregnancy discrimination victims, our Ocala, Florida pregnancy discrimination lawyers know that employers often attempt to justify pregnancy discrimination based on ostensibly benign concerns for the health and… Read More »

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Does Firing A Worker Because She Took Maternity Leave Constitute Pregnancy Discrimination?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

For more than twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida pregnancy discrimination attorneys have represented Florida employees who have been discriminated against on the basis of pregnancy. Through their extensive experience representing pregnancy discrimination victims, our Inverness, Florida pregnancy discrimination lawyers know that a common employment law myth is that pregnant workers lose their protection… Read More »

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Are Pregnant Employees Entitled To Time Off From Work Due To Pregnancy-Related Complications?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of pregnant employees for more than two decades, our Sumter County, Florida wrongful termination attorneys know that many pregnant employees need to request time off from work due to pregnancy-related complications. In far too many cases, our Wildwood, Florida wrongful termination lawyers have learned, employers refuse to grant pregnant… Read More »

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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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