Workplace Word - EEOC’s New Enforcement Guidelines Expand Employers’ Obligations Toward Pregnant Employees
by Jordan Lee
Key topics in this issue of the Workplace Word include:
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s issuance of new “Enforcement Guidance” on pregnancy-related issues;
Employers’ expanded obligations to accommodate pregnant employees, regardless of the severity of their condition or whether it is a typical symptom of pregnancy; and
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission views on other pregnancy-related issues, including parental leave, lactation, and past or future pregnancy.