Pregnancy Discrimination Act

Supreme Court rules that employers must accommodate pregnant employees

Monday, April 6, 2015Although pregnancy is not a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 on March 25 that federal law requires employers, in certain situations, to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant women, similar to the requirements for…

Supreme Court hears pregnancy, disability discrimination case

Tuesday, December 9, 2014In one of the term’s most high-profile cases, attorneys at the Supreme Court debated December 4 the responsibilities of employers to accommodate pregnant employees. The case centers on Peggy Young, who formerly worked as a part-time early morning delivery…