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Category Archives: Pregnancy Discrimination


Employment Disputes Over Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnancy or Disabilities

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) requires employers to make reasonable accommodations to enable an employee to perform the essential functions of the job if he or she needs these accommodations because of a disability.  These accommodations might include changes to the workspace, special equipment (such as a text-messaging enabled phone instead… Read More »

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Employment Discrimination Against Mothers Is Rampant, But California Moms Have It Better Than Most

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

Balancing the responsibilities of work and family caregiving is not easy, and employers certainly do not make it any easier.  Mothers of minor children often find themselves excluded from opportunities for advancement in their careers.  It is their employers who have kept them stuck on the “mommy track;” the mothers themselves are willing and… Read More »

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Senate Approves Two Pieces Of Legislation That Provide Protections For Pregnant And Nursing Mothers In The Workplace

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

Federal and state employment laws prevent discrimination on the basis of sex, family status, and pregnancy, among other protected characteristics.  Mothers of young children know all too well the sideways glances they get when they appear to be worrying about their babies when they are supposed to be focusing on work.  When applying for… Read More »

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