United Parcel Service has reached a settlement with former UPS air driver Peggy Young, concluding a nine-year pregnancy discrimination case that reached all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The parties filed to dismiss the case this morning in a reportedly amicable settlement, the details of which were not released. “We are grateful that this case […]
New Federal Guidelines Align with Pregnancy Discrimination Act
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission updated its pregnancy discrimination guidelines this week for the first time in over 30 years.
Delaware Law Would Protect Pregnant Employees From Discrimination
The Delaware House of Representatives last week followed the Delaware Senate in passing a bill to protect pregnant workers from discrimination. It now goes to Governor Jack Markell.
Supreme Court Will Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case
The US Supreme Court will decide next term whether the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) requires an employer to provide workplace accommodations to pregnant employees if that employer also provides comparable accommodations to non-pregnant employees who become temporarily unable to perform their jobs without the accommodation.
Florida Supreme Court Recognizes Anti-Discrimination Protections for Pregnant Workers
The 6-1 decision allows Peguy Delva to proceed with her lawsuit against her employer, real estate developer Continental Group.
Women’s Rights Groups Pressure Walmart to Improve Pregnant Worker Policies
Walmart has updated its worker accommodation policy, but advocates say that the new policy may still allow discrimination against pregnant workers.
Local Pregnancy Discrimination Laws Go Into Effect While PWFA Remains Stalled in Congress
The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, currently stalled in both chambers of Congress, would require every employer in the nation to provide the same accommodations and protections to their employees.