The Lamberton Law Blog

Pittsburgh employment lawyer Charles A. Lamberton

EEOC has good day on ADA case in Fifth Circuit
January 4, 2015
By: Charles Lamberton

President George H.W. Bush signing the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990.  24 years later, in EEOC v. LHC Group, Inc., 12/14/14, the Fifth Circuit revived a significant ADA case finding that the questions whether a home health care nurse was promoted to a team leader position, whether driving was an essential function for […]

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Legislators to Supreme Court: Pregnancy Discrimination Act means what it says
October 23, 2014
By: Charles Lamberton

More than 100 members of Congress filed an amicus curiae brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the decision rendered by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit rejecting a former United Parcel Service worker’s pregnancy and disability bias suit, arguing that the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) demands pregnant workers receive the […]

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Philadelphia protects pregnant workers from discrimination
February 20, 2014
By: Charles Lamberton

Following a new national report revealing that pregnant women face significant barriers in the workplace, the City of Philadelphia passed new legislation that will  improve workplace conditions for pregnant employees. The new amendment to the City’s Fair Practices Ordinance prohibits pregnancy-related discrimination and requires employers to provide reasonable workplace accommodations for employees who have needs related to pregnancy, […]

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