While discrimination laws are most commonly thought of as preventing discrimination on the basis of race, sex, or disability, discrimination laws at the state and federal levels also prevent against pregnancy discrimination. If you are someone who has been discriminated against based on their pregnancy status, your rights have been violated. To learn more about Youngstown pregnancy discrimination, call our Youngstown pregnancy discrimination attorneys directly today.
Pregnancy discrimination refers to treating a woman differently in a work situation based on her status of being pregnant, giving birth, or any medical condition related to being pregnant or giving birth. Pregnancy discrimination is prevented by the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA); pregnancy discrimination is also prohibited under Ohio’s Anti-Discrimination law.
Pregnancy discrimination can take many different forms. It may include:
If you have been discriminated against in the workplace as a result of your status as a pregnant person, your rights have been violated. By bringing forth a complaint, you may be able to seek certain legal remedies, including:
Being discriminated against as a pregnant person can be frustrating and isolating, and you may not know what to do. It’s important to understand that you have legal rights, including the right to file a discrimination complaint and seek compensation for the wrongdoing you’ve suffered. At the law office of Coffman Legal, LLC, our Youngstown pregnancy discrimination attorneys have years of experience fighting for the rights of workers in the workplace like you. To learn more and to schedule a free consultation, get in touch with us today.