How to Prevent Pregnancy Discrimination

Author: Lisa Pierson Weinberger, Mom, Esq.

With so many women of childbearing years in the workplace, having pregnant employees is commonplace. Both federal and state laws regulate how employers should treat pregnant women throughout pregnancy and following leaves of absence in connection with childbirth and infant bonding. In order to keep claims of pregnancy discrimination at bay, employers should follow the steps below to ensure that its work environment is friendly towards pregnant employees.