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Supreme Court Revives Pregnancy Discrimination Act Claim

    April 1, 2015

    Supreme Court Revives Pregnancy Discrimination Act Claim
    A Pregnancy Discrimination Act case decided by the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday may be overshadowed by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act, enacted in 2008 and in effect since Jan. 1, 2009. Legal experts say the Supreme Court decision means that if employers offer benefits such as light duty to one group of employees, the businesses need to consider whether they are required to provide those benefits to pregnant employees also.


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