Tag Archives: Pregnancy Discrimination

Breastfeeding Under New York State Law

Breastfeeding Under New York State Law New or expecting mothers in New York must know their rights! ALBANY, NY – In an effort to stamp out pregnancy discrimination, New York State was the first state in the U.S. to pass a law protecting a mother’s right to breastfeed in public. Under the law, a mother has the right to “breastfeed her baby in… Read more »

Chipotle face a $550k Payout for Pregnancy Discrimination

Jury favors fired Chipotle Employee in Pregnancy Discrimination Suit Washington D.C. – One of the most popular places for Mexican food, Chipotle, has been charged with pregnancy discrimination. A former employee, Doris Garcia Hernandez, sued Chipotle for terminating her employment after she informed the supervisor, David Hahn, that she was pregnant. As a result of… Read more »

Rep Taylor Bennett Introduces Bill to Defy Pregnancy Discrimination at Work

New York City, New Jersey and Philadelphia Pregnancy Discrimination Lawyers House bill 972 has been introduced by Representative Taylor Bennett (D-Brookhaven) to protect pregnant women from being discriminated against and also to promote the full and equal participation of women in the workplace. The bill also requires businesses to provide reasonable accommodations at work for… Read more »

Sexual Harassment, Minimum Wage Changes: How These Laws May Affect You

2016 is here and as the calendar turns it brings with it new changes in state laws and regulations. There have been numerous changes in federal and state employment laws that are slated to begin on Jan. 1, 2016. However, whether you are an employer or an employee, you should be informed how these new laws will impact… Read more »

Is Pregnancy Discrimination Considered Sexual Harassment in NYC?

Our NYC sexual harassment lawyers have been asked about pregnancy discrimination and sexual harassment. Does pregnancy discrimination fall under the purview of sexual harassment regulation? The answer is not exactly. Both pregnancy discrimination and sexual harassment are considered forms of sex discrimination, but are different legal concepts governed by various city, state, and federal law…. Read more »

‘Boss Bill’ Proposed in NY State in Response to Hobby Lobby Case

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A bill that would prohibit employers from discriminating or retaliating against employees on the basis of the employees’ use of reproductive healthcare services passed in a bipartisan Assembly vote in June. The bill, sponsored by Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee, passed by a margin of 106-30 and now awaits a vote in the state Senate. In urging… Read more »