The Ohio High Court's Key Decision On Pregnancy Bias

Law360, New York (July 1, 2010, 1:33 PM EDT) -- On June 22, 2010, the Ohio Supreme Court issued its decision in McFee v. Nursing Care Management of America Inc. DBA Pataskala Oaks Care Center. In that decision, the court held that Ohio law does not prohibit minimum length of service leave requirements for maternity leave, and does not require preferential treatment of pregnant employees who do not qualify for leave under the employer's leave policies.

At the time of McFee's hire in June of 2003, Pataskala Oaks had a leave policy modeled after the federal...
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