Oral Arguments In Young V. UPS Sound Too Close To Call

Law360, New York (December 4, 2014, 10:48 AM EST) -- On Dec. 3, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in Young v. United Parcel Service Inc., a case that may clarify employers' obligation to adjust work duties for pregnant employees under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act.

The key question it seems is, can the Supreme Court get past the law's troublesome wording to engineer an outcome that all sides can accept? Or, will the Supreme Court rule narrowly and leave Congress to fix the problem, much as earlier decisions did, such as General Electric Co. v. Gilbert, which prompted the original creation of the PDA in 1978?

Most justices seemed supportive of...

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