Author: Sessions & Kimball

I Think I Was Fired for Being Pregnant. Can I Sue?

I Think I Was Fired for Being Pregnant. Can I Sue?

It’s a wonderful thing to bring a new life into the world, but some employers don’t give pregnant employees the respect and consideration they deserve. Certain misguided employers may treat pregnancy as a handicap — a detriment to the performance of one’s job...
4 Women Who Were Fired for Being Pregnant and Fought Back

4 Women Who Were Fired for Being Pregnant and Fought Back

Pregnancy discrimination has been illegal for decades. The federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) was enacted in 1978. The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) provides some of the strongest protections against pregnancy discrimination in the U.S....
5 Rights Pregnant Employees Have in the Workplace

5 Rights Pregnant Employees Have in the Workplace

Historically, women have been discriminated against and suffered harassment in the workplace because of pregnancy. As a result of these injustices, federal and state laws have been enacted to protect pregnant employee rights. In California, pregnant employees are...
Contacting a Lawyer for a Pregnancy Discrimination Case

Contacting a Lawyer for a Pregnancy Discrimination Case

If you are a pregnant employee, you don’t have to suffer discrimination in the workplace. You have rights under the law. It is a violation of state and federal laws for your employer to discriminate against you on the basis of pregnancy in any aspect of your...
Mission Viejo Employee Discrimination

Mission Viejo Employee Discrimination

Can employers discriminate against you because of your looks?  Well, maybe.There is no doubt they do.  A television program sent many sets of equally qualified job candidates to be interviewed at various businesses.  Invariably, the better‑looking person got hired. ...