The Lamberton Law Blog

Pittsburgh employment lawyer Charles A. Lamberton

Republican filibuster kills Paycheck Fairness Act

November 16, 2012 By: Charles Lamberton

Today, a minority of United States Senators, all of them Republican, killed legislation meant to fight gender discrimination in the workplace.  The Paycheck Fairness Act, supported by 9 out of every 10 Americans, and by the overwhelming majority of Republican voters, would have held corporations responsible for paying women less than men for the same […]

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Some tips for expecting moms and new moms

November 11, 2012 By: Charles Lamberton

Pregnancy discrimination involves treating a woman (an applicant or employee) unfavorably because of pregnancy, childbirth, or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) forbids discrimination based on pregnancy when it comes to any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, fringe benefits, such as […]

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Pregnancy accommodation bills introduced in House and Senate

November 9, 2012 By: Charles Lamberton

Earlier this Fall, Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (S. 3565), a bill that would require employers to make reasonable accommodations for pregnant employees and job applicants as well as those with limitations related to childbirth.   Long overdue, and modeled after provisions in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the […]

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