U.S. Supreme CourtUPSJudgement

Sides With Worker in Pregnancy Discrimination

25 Mar, 2015

The Supreme Court rules that pregnant workers can sue employers who deny them accommodations afforded to employees with disabilities, after a former UPS worker claims she was not accommodated when she was pregnant. The decision, by a 6-3 vote, adds to a series of recent moves expanding protections for pregnant women, including changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act and recent guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. UPS:

The new policy strengthens UPS’s commitments to supporting women in the workplace and to treating all workers fairly.

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