The Lamberton Law Blog

Pittsburgh employment lawyer Charles A. Lamberton

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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Pass the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
June 24, 2013
By: Charles Lamberton

A report released last week by two legal advocacy groups found pregnant workers are routinely discriminated against when they need accommodations due to the physical demands of pregnancy. The DC-based National Women’s Law Center and Better Balance in New York found that women workers around the country, particularly those in low-wage jobs and fields predominately […]

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New cases seek to clarify pregnancy discrimination laws
April 1, 2013
By: Charles Lamberton

As reported April 1, 2013 by Anna Louie Sussman of Reuters:  Two recent complaints filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission seek to clarify the rights of pregnant women under a 2008 amendment to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Both complaints were brought by pregnant women who said they were denied reasonable accommodations for […]

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