Michigan lawmakers push through an anti-democratic new abortion restriction, while the Senate actually gets some work done.
The lawsuit is the latest in a string of actions across the country to try and address the systemic problem of on-the-job pregnancy discrimination.
When you’re pregnant, the last two things you want to have to worry about when you’re expecting a baby are your health and your income. The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act would help ensure that pregnant women are able to follow their doctor’s recommendations without worrying their bosses are going to squeeze them out of a job.
The legislation would address longstanding gaps of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, which was enacted 35 years ago this month.
Even with a packed docket, the Roberts Court could find room to take up important cases on pregnant workers’ rights as well as a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade.
In addition to cases on abortion clinic buffer zones and legislative prayer, the Roberts Court may take up the question of whether, and when, employers must make temporary employment accommodations for pregnant workers.
Democrats introduced a bill designed to remedy pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. Will any Republicans support it?
In both the academic and the private sector, pregnancy discrimination is a drag on individual and familial success.
One hospital worker’s story reflects a larger truth: low-wage workers are especially vulnerable to employment discrimination.
Yes, pregnancy discrimination lawsuits are on the rise — because employers continue to discriminate against women based on pregnancy!