EEOC’s release of updated pregnancy discrimination guidance raises concerns, Business Insurance ft. Philip Voluck
By Bill Kenealy
(July 20, 2014)
The decision last week by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to issue updated guidance for pregnancy discrimination has generated controversy as legal experts debate the scope and timing of the new rules.
Proponents of the guidance say the update, which seeks to clarify an employer’s responsibility under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978, as well as Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act, is long overdue.