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Ask A Lawyer: Is if Legal To Fire An Employee Who Is Pregnant?

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in Ask Lawyer, Blog | 0 comments

This week’s “Ask A Lawyer” question deals with employment law and discrimination. It is illegal to discriminate against an employee because she is pregnant or for any pregnancy related condition. If you are pregnant and you experience and adverse incident at work, such as suspension without pay or firing, you should contact a lawyer. Particularly important is the time between when the employer learns of your pregnancy or pregnancy related condition and the time of the adverse action it takes against you – the closer in time the two are, the more likely the employer is...

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