Pregnancy Discrimination Attorney in Houston

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Pregnancy discrimination involves the unfavorable treatment of women because of pregnancy, childbirth, or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) prohibits discrimination based on pregnancy in regards to any aspect of employment, such as hiring, firing, training, pay, promotions, job assignments, benefits, and any other term of employment.

With more than 60 years of collective experience, our federal employment lawyers have a thorough understanding of the legal system to help you obtain the most favorable outcome possible.

If you are being discriminated against due to your pregnancy or childbirth, Pines Federal is dedicated to protecting your rights. 

Pregnancy Workplace Laws

If a woman is temporarily unable to perform her duties because of her medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth, the employer must treat her with the same respect as other temporarily disabled employee. Further, impairments resulting from pregnancy can be considered as disabilities under the Americans Disabilities Act (ADA), which may force the employer to provide reasonable accommodation.

It is against the law to harass a woman due to pregnancy, childbirth, or a medical condition related to either one. Harassment in the workplace creates severe hostility which often results in adverse employment decisions.

Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), a new parent may be eligible for 12 weeks of leave (unpaid or paid) in order to care for the new child. Employers may require its employees to submit a doctor’s statement concerning the pregnant worker’s ability to perform her job duties before granting leave or paying sick benefits.

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Our federal employment lawyers can review your case and determine all of your available legal options to get the justice you deserve. Do not risk enduring another day of work under these hostile conditions and get help from Pines Federal immediately.

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