Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA)

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    Federal and state laws governing pregnancy and adoption-related employment issues generally fall into two categories – prohibitions against adverse employment actions and rules covering pregnancy-related leave. Pregnancy-related leave issues are addressed under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) – which amended Title VII of the...

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    The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) is an amendment to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions is unlawful sex discrimination under Title VII, which covers employers with 15 or more employees, including state and local governments. Women who are pregnant or...

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    Pregnancy discrimination is a common legal threat for employers, and such claims are among the most frequent charges filed with the EEOC. The latest EEOC figures available show that the agency received 6,119 pregnancy discrimination charges in 2010, up from 4,160 in 2000. Employers need to know how to apply the latest regulations and court...
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    Pregnancy discrimination lawsuits are on the rise and the courts are ruling against employers: In the May 2009 AT&T v. Hulteen case, the court ruled that employees who took pregnancy leave before the effective date of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act should be eligible for the same retirement benefits as those who took leave after the law was...
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    NEW FMLA REGS UPDATE.... Due to the November 17, 2008 changes to the Family and Medical Leave Act regulations effective on January 16, 2009 we recommend you visit our updated audio conference and CD titled, Understand the New FMLA Regulations: How to Comply Before the January 16 Deadline. Also see our day-long webinar or...
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