Pregnancy Discrimination Lawyers
Pregnancy Discrimination lawyers are vital when fighting for your rights! This should be a joyful time to prepare for a new baby that will soon come into the world. Unfortunately, employers often see their obligations under the law as a burden and try to avoid their duties to pregnant employees.
Pregnancy Discrimination may have occurred if a qualified employer (5 or more employees) does any of the following because of pregnancy:
• Denial of employment.
• Denial of a promotion or scheduled pay increase.
• Refusal to provide reasonable modification to job duties or equipment to accommodate a pregnancy-related disability (work restrictions).
• Refusal to provide time off under Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL).
• Termination of a pregnant woman’s employment.
• Negative employment decisions because of an employee’s pregnancy.
Common Pregnancy Discrimination
A common form of Pregnancy Discrimination is terminating a pregnant employee to avoid providing time off for prenatal care appointments or possible leave in the future. Employers are required to provide accommodation to a woman disabled by pregnancy.
Pregnancy Discrimination Leave Violations
We can help you navigate the confusing overlap between Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave, California Family Rights Act (CFRA) leave and Pregnancy Disability Leave. Many employers incorrectly classify time off under PDL as FMLA/CFRA and then refuse to provide time off when the employee is entitled to it. If you aren’t sure of what leave you are entitled to, give us a call. Most pregnant women in are entitled to time off under PDL.
Protect Yourself with Pregnancy Discrimination Lawyers
Pregnancy Discrimination can happen at the worst time. Even though pregnant It creates a financial strain on new families and can cause damaging Emotional Stress. It can cost you your job and damage your family relationships at a time when unity is important. Although the law strictly prohibits it Pregnancy Discrimination occurs regularly. If you fear it is happening to you or a loved one, contact us to discuss your rights.
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It is important that you protect your case. Pregnancy Discrimination, Harassment or Retaliation should not force you to quit. Get help instead. Pregnancy Discrimination lawyers Hogie & Campbell know how to fight against Pregnancy Discrimination. We won’t pressure you and we won’t tell your employer. Call Hogie & Campbell for a Free Consultation at (714) 508-6422.
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