It’s the Best Time Ever to be Pregnant and Working! Find out why!

Under federal law (if you work for an employer with at least 15 employees), you are covered by the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, the Civil Rights Act, which protects you from discrimination based on your sex, which all of course pregnancy-related issues are inseparable from your gender and who you are as a woman.

DON’T QUIT YOUR JOB. Call a lawyer first. Find out why.

Quitting your job is just giving up and doing your employer a favor, and most of the time when you quit you’ll also be ineligible to even collect unemployment benefits, never mind being able to take your employer to court, which is near impossible once you’ve voluntarily resigned.

Pregnancy and COVID: Reasonable Accommodation in the Workplace

Pregnant women are at greater risk of developing a severe respiratory infection when they contract a respiratory-based virus. So what are the reasonable accommodations you are entitled to in the workplace?

Your Rights as a Pregnant Employee During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Pregnant employees face a unique set of pregnancy-related stressors as they anticipate giving birth. Many pregnant women understandably experience anxiety regarding job security. Despite federal, state and local governments passing laws that protect pregnant employees, we still have a long way to go before pregnant employees feel entirely safe and empowered in the workplace.

Eight Laws That Protect Women in the Workplace

Despite making numerous gains in the last 30 years, women still face significant challenges in the workplace. Here are eight laws that protect women in the workplace.

Civil Rights Law Protects Gay and Transgender Workers: Supreme Court

US Supreme Court has ruled that federal sex discrimination protections extend to gay and transgender workers, making it clear that employees cannot be fired under federal law simply because of their gender identity or sexual orientation.

Say Her Name: A movement to recognize women’s worth

The recognition that black women are not accounted for even in their deaths – even in the aftermath of unjust and illegal killings – is something the protest movements have adequately drawn our collective attention to.

E-book – New York Employee Rights FAQs Under Covid-19

The escalating coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has changed the life and work situations for millions of people throughout the US. In this time of frightening medical and economic crisis, Tuckner Sipser is especially concerned about protecting employee rights, we have prepared a set of FAQs to explain how federal, state, and local laws can protect your job and your income.