If you’re struggling with work-related, pregnancy related challenges while you’re working, just understand that it is illegal even if your employer doesn’t know it. And don’t give up, don’t despair.
Your company must have a conversation with you about your needs when you’re pregnant, and it has to “reasonably accommodate” you – that’s the phrase for having a little flexibility when you are pregnant.
By Jack Tuckner, Esq. You know what always annoys me – when companies lie to pregnant women, and tell them that they are not entitled to maternity leave, because they are not covered by the FMLA. You are entitled to maternity leave-you’re having a baby–you work for a company – you are entitled to maternity […]
As New York women’s rights lawyers, we help women who have experienced pregnancy discrimination at the workplace. Pregnancy discrimination can include but not limited to refusal to hire due to pregnancy, demotion or loss of job due to pregnancy, or receiving treatment that is different from other temporarily disabled employees. If you believe that you […]