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Pregnancy Discrimination and Working Women

On Behalf of | Dec 8, 2014 | Discrimination, Firm News |

Pregnancy discrimination was before the Supreme Court on December 3. University of Michigan Law Professor Sam Bagenstos argued the case of Peggy Young, a pregnant worker who was denied accommodations by UPS that were afforded to other workers with medical restrictions. The Court’s decision, expected in about a month, will have profound impact on female employees in mostly lower-paid jobs involving physical labor. It will also affect Nacht Law client Jennifer Maier, who is awaiting trial on her own pregnancy discrimination claim, which was reinstated by the 6th Circuit Court in an appeal recently won by Nacht Law attorneys Nick Roumel and Ned Macey. We will be watching closely.

Read the Women Who Work article published in the N.Y. Times here: