Management Attorneys

Employment attorneys today must navigate the tangle of state accommodation laws, the amendment of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Supreme Court’s Pregnancy Discrimination Act decision in Young v. UPS, and the EEOC’s pregnancy discrimination guidance. The resources below can help.
Pregnancy Accommodation Update For Employers

New laws, new cases, new interpretations, and new attitudes are unsettling standard pregnancy accommodation practices.

What do employers have to do, and what should they do?

This webinar will help HR professionals, managers, and legal counsel chart a course through the tangle of state accommodation laws, the amendment of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Supreme Court’s Pregnancy Discrimination Act decision in Young v. UPS, and the EEOC’s pregnancy discrimination guidance.

The presenter, Cynthia Thomas Calvert of Workforce 21C, will provide practical tips for managing pregnant workers and reducing exposure to lawsuits.

Duration: 75 minutes

Presenter:
Cynthia Thomas Calvert, President, Workforce 21C

ACCOMMODATION IDEAS FOR PREGNANCY

To identify workable ways to accommodate pregnant women, click the button below. You may also wish to contact the Job Accommodation Network for a free consultation.

YOUNG V. UPS

View legal analyses of the Supreme Court’s landmark pregnancy accommodation decision in Young v. UPS.

Pregnancy Lawsuits on the Rise

WorkLife Law’s 2016 report Caregivers in the Workplace shows that pregnancy accommodation cases increased 315% in the last decade, and the number of pregnancy discrimination cases remains high. Lactation accommodation and discrimination cases increased 800%. Click below to download the report and view page 15 for more on pregnancy cases and page 30 for more on lactation cases.

Pregnancy Accommodation Legal Overview

View an outline of the federal, state, and local laws concerning pregnancy accommodation.

Recent Pregnancy Accommodation Cases

Download a digest of recent cases decided under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the ADA Amendments Act.

Downloadable Client Training Slides

This comprehensive power point presentation can be downloaded and used by management attorneys to train clients on best practices for compliance with pregnancy accommodation laws.

Model Pregnancy Accommodation Policy

Download a model policy that reflects the current legal requirements, as well as the philosophy that employers benefit when they retain pregnant employees.

EEOC’s Enforcement Guidance

Management attorneys should be familiar with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues, which provides an overview of the federal laws governing pregnancy discrimination and accommodation, as well as best practices employers should adopt to remain in compliance.

Scholarly Review of the Americans with Disabilities Act

For a scholarly review of how the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act expanded ADA protections to cover many pregnant women who need accommodations, read A Cool Sip of Water: Pregnancy Accommodation after the ADA Amendments Act