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.
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.
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.
You’ll quickly learn in vetting attorneys that there are many different approaches to fighting pregnancy discrimination legally… I highly recommend checking out Jack Tuckner’s podcast for a more comprehensive overview of your options.
Attention, New York employees—this new Equal Pay Law’s a game-changer! This past summer (2019) New York state expanded its Pay…
Effective January 6, 2020, New York State will become the eleventh state (with New Jersey about to become the twelfth),…
Are you being paid less than your male counterparts? Learn about the laws that protect you against illegal sex-based unequal pay, also known as gender pay disparity.
Are you being paid less than a man at your company, even though you are performing the same work? Learn about your rights under the federal Equal Pay Act.
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?
You cannot be fired FOR reporting sexual harassment, as that’s illegal retaliation, because the sexual harassment reporting itself is protected activity under United States and your state’s civil rights laws.