Pregnancy

Recently, Ballard Spahr attorneys spoke about the overturning of Roe v. Wade and the impact on employee benefit plans and other issues important to employers. The webinar addressed measures that employers can consider and implement in response to these developments and the legal and practical issues they present.

Below you’ll find a link to a

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has rejected the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s appeal seeking to overturn the trial court’s decision that Walmart did not violate the Pregnancy Discrimination Act when it accommodated all workers injured on the job, but denied all pregnant women a similar accommodation. EEOC v. Wal-Mart Stores

In a decision with potential implications for employers who are considering implementing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy, a federal court in New York found that a hospital employee who was terminated in December 2017, for not complying with her employer’s mandatory flu vaccine policy, failed to adequately support her claim for pregnancy discrimination.  In Allison