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  • $1.5 Million Breast Feeding Discrimination Verdict
    $1.5 Million Breast Feeding Discrimination Verdict

    A recent lawsuit has ordered a Kentucky Fried Franchisee to pay $1.5 million in damages in a breast-feeding discrimination case. Pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, employers are ...

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  • Walmart Sued for Pregnancy Discrimination
    Walmart Sued for Pregnancy Discrimination

    Walmart is facing new charges of employment discrimination. A recently filed pregnancy discrimination suit alleges that the retail giant has unlawfully discriminated against workers for years. Federal ...

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  • Pregnancy Discrimination Widespread in Corporate America
    Pregnancy Discrimination Widespread in Corporate America

    A new study concludes that many women’s careers have suffered as the result of “pregnancy discrimination.” The study evaluated women at large corporations across the United States, and looked at data ...

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  • What constitutes pregnancy discrimination?
    What constitutes pregnancy discrimination?

    A Georgia woman is suing a Peach Tree City corporation for alleged pregnancy discrimination. According to the complaint, the company fired her rather than making an effort to accommodate her pregnancy ...

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  • Knowing Your Workplace Rights If You're Pregnant
    Knowing Your Workplace Rights If You're Pregnant

    In 1978, Congress passed the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, which made it illegal for employers to discriminate against an employee if she became pregnant. This means that employees cannot use ...

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  • Should Employers Provide Pregnant Workers Reasonable Accommodations?
    Should Employers Provide Pregnant Workers Reasonable Accommodations?

    A North Carolina has filed a pregnancy discrimination case after her boss failed to give her shifts following a request for lighter duties. According to the complaint, the 27-year-old certified ...

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