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Highlights of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA): Employers

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Highlights of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA): Employers
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The PDA prohibits employers with a minimum of 15 employees from:

  • Refusing to hire a woman because of pregnancy.
  • Firing or forcing a woman to leave her position because of pregnancy.
  • Taking away certain benefits – such as credit for previous years worked, accrued retirement benefits or seniority because or maternity leave.
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