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Pregnancy Disability Act

What is the significance of the Pregnancy Disability Act?

Can a company ever consider pregnancy in its employment decisions? Example: stewardess in late pregnancy, or female employee in toxic lab, can the employee refuse to hire her in order to protect the fetus?

Solution Summary

This solution discusses the significance of the Pregnancy Disability Act. It also includes in the discussion if a company can still consider pregnancy in its employment decisions, such as refusing to hire a person to protect the fetus e.g. a stewardess in late pregnancy or female employee in toxic lab. Examples of cases in violation of the act are provided, along with links to other cases.

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