Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Pregnant woman The Supreme Court held that where a pregnant worker is denied light duty or other accommodation offered to a non-pregnant worker, the employer can justify its treatment of the pregnant worker. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Recently, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a press release announcing that a charge of discrimination against United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS), alleging failure to accommodate in violation of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), settled for $2.25 million dollars. The settlement highlights the EEOC’s enforcement position that pregnant workers may be entitled to accommodation under the PDA when they are limited by their pregnancy in performing their regular job functions.


Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join BenefitsPRO.com now!

  • Unlimited access to BenefitsPRO.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on BenefitsPRO.com and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO

Copyright © 2019 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.