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    Pregnancy Disability Act

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    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?

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    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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