Pregnancy Discrimination Lawyers in Burbank
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As soon as my manager found out I am pregnant, he started to cut my hours and began to treat me differently. Do I have any rights?
Generally speaking, yes. California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act which prohibits pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. If your supervisor began to treat you poorly and cut your hours, thus affecting your pay, you may have a pregnancy discrimination, retaliation or harassment claim. Contact our employment law attorneys in Burbank to discuss your case during a complimentary case evaluation.
I am pregnant and I feel like I am being discriminated against because of my pregnancy. Do I have any rights?
Yes. If your employer has 5 or more employees, it is subject to California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act which prohibits pregnancy discrimination. If your employer is taking “adverse employment actions” against you because of your pregnancy, you may have a claim for pregnancy discrimination amongst other things.
There are only 3 other employees working for my company, can I sue my employer for Pregnancy Discrimination?
Unfortunately, to be a “covered employer” in California under the Fair Employment and Housing Act, your employer must have 5 or more employees. However, if you were terminated as a result of your pregnancy, you may have a public policy wrongful termination claim.
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