Filing a Pregnancy Discrimination Claim

Do you believe you have been discriminated against at work because of your pregnancy? Watch this video to learn about filing a pregnancy discrimination claim.

Question:

What should I do if I’m being discriminated against at work because of my pregnancy?

Answer:

Every year, we have the privilege of representing women and men who have found out the fantastic news that they’re about to have a baby or that they just had a baby. Unfortunately, a lot of times when they call us, it’s them calling us because it hasn’t been great news for their employer. As I’m sure you’re well aware, an employer in California can’t retaliate against an employee for being pregnant; in fact, an employer can’t retaliate against an employee Filing a Pregnancy Discrimination Claimfor their spouse being pregnant. Under California law, not only can’t they retaliate against you for a pregnancy, both women and men have rights as it relates to the childbirth, including extended leave for recovery from childbirth. This also includes leave related to exams coming up to childbirth, and it includes leave related to disabilities as a result of either the pregnancy or the childbirth.

If you have questions about the reaction or choices that your employer made as a result of a pregnancy, it’s important for you to understand that you have rights and that you talk to an attorney to explain those rights to you. If I can answer any of those questions, feel free to give me a call. I’m happy to discuss what rights you may have as it relates to your employer. By the way, congratulations on the baby.


Are you or a loved one in the process of filing an employment claim in California and have questions about filing a pregnancy discrimination claim? Contact the experienced California employment law attorneys at the Myers Law Group today for a free consultation and case evaluation.

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