Employers Brace For Expansion In EEOC Pregnancy Guidance
By Ben James
Law360, New York (June 3, 2014, 8:59 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is mulling new enforcement guidance on pregnancy discrimination, according to a recent solicitor general's brief in a pregnancy case against UPS Inc., a development lawyers say heralds a likely expansion of employers' obligations to provide accommodations to pregnant workers.
In a May 19 amicus brief, Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr. urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to grant former UPS worker Peggy Young's petition for review of a Fourth Circuit decision nixing her disability and Pregnancy Discrimination Act suit,...