Attorneys who represent pregnant women today have a variety of employee-protective laws at their disposal. But they aren’t straightforward. Plaintiffs’ lawyers must master the amendment of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Supreme Court’s Pregnancy Discrimination Act decision in Young v. UPS, the EEOC’s pregnancy discrimination guidance, and state pregnancy accommodation laws. The resources below can help.
Litigation Trainings On Demand
The Do’s and Don’ts of Litigating Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Accommodation Claims After Young v. UPS
This 2017 webinar, co-hosted by WorkLife Law and National Employment Lawyers Association, gives plaintiffs’ attorneys tools to litigate pregnancy and breastfeeding accommodation claims in the post-Young context. The experts present the types of evidence needed to make out a Young claim, and provide practical tips for discovery, motions practice, and trial.
Plaintiffs’ Lawyer Teleconference on Pregnancy Accommodation
This teleconference for plaintiffs’ lawyers provides an overview of the main statutory bases for pregnancy accommodation: the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, and state and local pregnancy accommodation laws. You will learn how to advise pregnant clients who need accommodation and expert tips for litigating failure to accommodate claims.