Attorneys who represent pregnant women today have a variety of employee-protective laws at their disposal. But they aren’t straightforward. Plaintiffs’ lawyers must master the amendment of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Supreme Court’s Pregnancy Discrimination Act decision in Young v. UPS, the EEOC’s pregnancy discrimination guidance, and state pregnancy accommodation laws. The resources below can help.
Training for Plaintiffs’ Attorneys
This teleconference for plaintiffs’ lawyers provides an overview of the main statutory bases for pregnancy accommodation: the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, and state and local pregnancy accommodation laws. You will learn about recent case law, how to advise pregnant clients who need accommodation, and tips for litigating failure to accommodate claims.