Pregnancy Discrimination Claims Flood EEOC: How to Counter New and Aggressive Enforcement

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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 enacted.
  • The Seventh Circuit Court recently recognized the applicability of the PDA to the "potential pregnancy" after an employee claimed she lost her job because she had taken time off for fertility treatment.
  • And now that the new ADA Amendments Act has gone into effect, the interplay between the ADA, PDA, and the recently-revised FMLA has further complicated compliance issues for employers.

Learn how to make sense of the overlapping complexities of the PDA, FMLA, and the ADA, and how to accommodate pregnant employees without risking discrimination claims by participating in the critical new audio conference, Pregnancy Discrimination Claims Flood EEOC: How to Counter New and Aggressive Enforcement.