Here’s one thing all pregnant working women in the United States now have in every State in the Union, and that’s the right not to be treated differently, not to experience hostility, backlash, a diminution, a degradation to the terms or the conditions or the privileges of your employment because of your pregnancy, because of your childbirth, or because of a related medical condition.
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 […]
If You’re Pregnant and Struggling to Work Your Employer Must Accommodate Your Needs By Jack Tuckner, Esq. Ever since the US Supreme Court decided Young v. UPS in 2015 pregnant women now have greater work protections and are entitled to flexibility due to the challenges of pregnancy. When you’re pregnant while working for a company […]
In the 3rd article in a series, Connecticut Women’s Rights Lawyer Jack Tuckner explains how Connecticut breastfeeding laws apply to working mothers.
In the 2nd article in a series, New York Women’s Rights Lawyer Jack Tuckner explains how New York breastfeeding laws apply to working mothers.