pregnancy

Can You Cut a Pregnant Employee’s Shifts to Avoid Unpredictability?

Posted on August 23, 2017

the situation A restaurant has an automatic scheduling system which allows employees to input their availability and then generates a schedule accordingly a few weeks in advance.  One of the restaurant’s servers is pregnant and quickly approaching her due date, although has stated her intention to work until she has the baby. In fear of […]

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Half a Million Dollars for Pregnancy Discrimination Claim Against Chipotle

Posted on August 10, 2016

the situation One of your employees announces she is pregnant. Not long after, she complains that ever since she announced her pregnancy, her manager has been treating her differently, including not allowing her to take bathroom breaks. What sort of exposure do you have?

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Pregnant Employee? Reassignment of Duties Could Land You in Hot Water

Posted on November 18, 2015

the situation A female employee whose job involves some potentially dangerous activities announces she is pregnant. Thinking you are doing her and her unborn child a favor, you reassign some of her more unsafe duties to other employees. Could you end up facing a discrimination claim?

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