The Lamberton Law Blog

Pittsburgh employment lawyer Charles A. Lamberton

Legal Rights for Pregnant Workers under Federal Law
June 14, 2016
By: Charles Lamberton

If you are pregnant, have been pregnant, or may become pregnant, and if your employer has 15 or more employees, you are protected against pregnancy-based discrimination and harassment at work under federal law. You may also have a legal right to work adjustments that will allow you to do your job without jeopardizing your health. […]

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Second Circuit clarifies ratios in pregnancy case
May 1, 2016
By: Charles Lamberton

A good analysis from the Second Circuit post-Young on a common defense argument – “The defendants perplexingly suggest that these figures show that pregnant employees were not significantly burdened because “only one of 176 COs were affected by this policy.” But under Young, the focus is on how many pregnant employees were denied accommodations in relation to the […]

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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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