Women are targeted with pregnancy discrimination for several reasons. For example, an employer may demote or fire a pregnant employee on the assumption she will ask for maternity leave. Employers also discriminate against pregnant women for needing medical leave or reasonable accommodations to perform job duties. Pregnancy may cause temporary disability for some women. This … Continue reading
Parenting is an important responsibility, and workplace policies should reflect this vital role. Parental leave should remain fair for mothers and fathers.
Several months ago, we wrote a blog discussing California’s generous new paid parental leave policies. However, more can be said about how employees perceive paid parental leave and why they might be hesitant to take time off from work. A recent article published by Bloomberg discussed a study claiming new fathers are afraid to take … Continue reading