Pregnancy Discrimination Lawyer
Serving Minneapolis / St. Paul and Surrounding Areas
Pregnancy discrimination is a form of sex discrimination and disability discrimination. Employers are prohibited from discriminating against their employees because of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.
With all of the challenges that a newborn can bring to a working parent, discrimination in the workplace should not be one of them. Even with women entirely integrated into the modern workforce, today this form of discrimination is still far too common.
Employers must treat pregnant employees the same as employees with temporary disabilities, as long as pregnancy does not interfere with the performance of the employees’ major job functions. It is illegal for employers to refuse to provide pregnant employees with the same benefits that they provide to temporarily disabled employees, including time off and reasonable help with performing their duties while on the job.
If you think you’ve been subjected to discrimination based on your pregnancy, you need an experienced employment attorney on your side. Protect your rights and contact the Joseph A. Larson Law Firm PLLC for a consultation today.
To schedule a free analysis of your claim, call (612) 618-8361.