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EEOC Announces Tougher Rules Protecting Pregnant Workers

Earlier this month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) published Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues (“Guidance”). The Guidance focused on the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (“PDA”), which “make[s] clear that discrimination ...

DOL Proposes FMLA Change to Cover Same-Sex Spouses

  • Jul 2, 2014
  • FMLA
  • Lynn M. Mueller

Proposed changes to the regulations of the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) may require employers nationwide to extend spousal leave benefits to all eligible employees in valid same-sex and common law marriages regardless of whether ...