Pregnancy bias remains common across industries: what employers should know

Forty years ago, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) was passed, yet the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) still receives more than 3,500 pregnancy bias charges each year. The New York Times recently published a report exposing widespread workplace pregnancy discrimination. The EEOC enforces multiple laws that affect pregnancy in the workplace, namely the PDA, the…

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The Government Releases Guidance on Migrant Protection Protocols

The Government is implementing a new experimental policy known as the “Migrant Protection Protocols” (MPP). MPP is meant for individuals entering or seeking admission to the U.S. from Mexico, illegally or without proper documentation. Under this policy, after an alien is issued a Notice to Appear and placed in removal (Court) proceedings, he/she will be…

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