Pregnancy Discrimination

Friday, May 29, 2020

What Is the Pregnancy Discrimination Act?

There is no room for discrimination in the workplace. People should not live in fear that acts of discrimination will jeopardize their job opportunities or opportunities at a current job. That is why federal laws are in place that provide protections for workers from discriminatory acts when it comes to aspects of employment.
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Monday, May 13, 2019

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA) amended Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect an individual from being discriminated against on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition. Pregnancy in no way means you may treat an employee or potential employee any differently than someone else. The PDA works to ensure that no discriminatory acts are made against someone because they are pregnant, have recently given birth, or have a medical condition related to these things.

What is the Pregnancy Discrimination Act?

There are many ways to discriminate on the basis of pregnancy. If an unfavorable employment action is made because someone is pregnant, this is prohibited by the PDA.
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