Posts Tagged ‘Pregnancy Discrimination Act’

Remarks and inconsistent stories fuel pregnancy discrimination claim

An employer’s shifting rationale for termination doomed it to facing a jury trial on a pregnancy discrimination claim in the recent case Fassbender v. Correct Care Solutions. “What, you’re pregnant, too?” Alena Fassbender worked as a medication aide for Correct Care Solutions, LLC, a nationwide healthcare services company that contracts with jails and prisons to…

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Court rules employer not able to accommodate pregnant employee

A recent ruling by the federal appeals court that covers Oklahoma reminds employers that they must treat pregnant employees with health conditions or work limitations the same as any other employee with health conditions or work limitations. Pregnant employee can’t perform essential job requirement Stacey Jackson worked as an operator at a fertilizer plant owned…

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Did I use my outside voice?

Could the Oklahoma Board of Education use some employment law training? If the events of the board’s January 28, 2011, meeting are any indication, the answer is a resounding yes. . Pregnant Pause At the meeting, the board considered state superintendent Janet Barresi’s appointment of several senior personnel, including Jessica Russell as a legislative liaison.…

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