COVID-19, Your Pregnancy and the Workplace—Is My Severe Coronavirus Anxiety Covered?

Your pregnancy-related severe anxiety regarding giving birth in a hospital during this escalating and unprecedented American coronavirus pandemic is covered by the law.

The EEOC Answers Questions on COVID-19, Pregnancy and Your Workplace Rights

The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) answered questions related to the intersection of COVID-19, pregnancy and the workplace, among other workplace questions.

Shirley Chisholm: The Original Boss Lady of American Politics

As we celebrate Black History Month, it only becomes imperative to locate the erasure of Shirley Chisholm’s contributions as a pattern – of how dominant party nominations have systematically fallen short of according the rightful spaces to women and people of color.

Candidates Finally Talked About Paid Leave — But They’re Still Missing the Point

(Republished from InStyle Magazine, Nov. 21, 2019) Maternity leave isn’t going to help a woman who’s being demoralized at work…

Should I Sign A Bad Work Evaluation or Write-Up?

New York Employment Lawyer Jack Tuckner explains what you should do if you’re asked to sign a bad work evaluation, and how you can best protect your rights.

Can I Refuse to Travel if I’m Pregnant?

If you’re pregnant, business travel can be difficult, especially if you’re having complications. What are your legal rights and what conversation should you have with your boss?

Does my boss need to let me see my doctor when I’m pregnant?

Does your boss need to allow you time for a doctor’s appointment during the work day? If they don’t, is this discrimination? Can they impose any requirements?

Can my employer discriminate against me based on my hairstyle?

Hello. My name is Jack Tuckner. I’m an Employment Discrimination attorney based in New York City, and a Women’s Rights…