Pregnant Workers Shouldn't Get Special Treatment: 4th Circ.

Law360, New York (January 10, 2013, 10:13 PM EST) -- The Pregnancy Discrimination Act does not require companies to provide preferential treatment to pregnant workers, the Fourth Circuit ruled Wednesday, finding that United Parcel Service Inc. did not have to offer special accommodations to allow a pregnant delivery truck driver to continue working.

In a unanimous, precedential decision, the court found that UPS did not violate the PDA when it refused to allow a pregnant delivery truck driver to continue working with the company instead of offering her the light work the company grants to disabled workers...
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