US To Back Broad Pregnancy Accommodations In UPS Case

Law360, New York (October 10, 2013, 7:54 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's call for a solicitor general's brief in a United Parcel Service Inc. worker's suit alleging she was wrongly denied light duty while pregnant sets the stage for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to push the envelope in interpreting the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, lawyers say.

The high court is still deciding whether it will hear ex-UPS worker Peggy Young's appeal of a Fourth Circuit decision from January that affirmed the dismissal of her case. But on Monday, it invited U.S. Solicitor General...
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