EEOC Commish 'Shocked' By Pregnancy-Bias Ignorance
By Abigail Rubenstein (April 25, 2014, 2:22 PM EDT) -- Both supervisors and women subjected to discrimination are shockingly unaware of pregnant workers' rights in the workplace, and a "massive" educational program to correct this problem might be needed, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commissioner Chai Feldblum told Law360 during an exclusive interview on gender.
Feldblum, who was recently reappointed as an EEOC commissioner by President Barack Obama for a second term that ends in 2018, sat down with Law360 on Wednesday to discuss issues including the problem of pregnancy discrimination; the role of government in achieving pay equity for women; and the protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers that...
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