AutoZone, an auto parts retailer (GET IN THE ZONE! AUTOZONE!), has recently dropped its challenge to a verdict in the case of a former employee who claims she was demoted, then fired, for being pregnant. She sued for $185 million.
A new lawsuit claims that hip, woman-led clothing company Nasty Gal is “a horrible place to work for professional women who become pregnant,” accusing the company of illegally firing four pregnant women. The suit, filed by ex-employee Aimee Concepcion, says Nasty Gal terminated her and three other women, as well as…
The Supreme Court has given former UPS driver Peggy Young another chance to prove in district court that the company discriminated against her while she was pregnant. Young was placed on unpaid leave for most of her pregnancy after telling her supervisor her doctor advised her not to lift anything over 20 pounds.
Peggy Young had been working the early morning shift at UPS for ten years when she got pregnant. She was just a few months along when she says her supervisors refused to accommodate her request to only lift light packages. Instead, she was placed on unpaid leave for the last six months of her pregnancy, losing her…
If you’re in the U.K. and are hiding your pregnancy to get a new job, you’ve got the right idea. A new survey says that one-third of managers would employ a man in his 20s or 30s over a woman the same age for fear they will take maternity leave. OMG babies, they ruin everything, don’t they?
The Mexican press is reporting that a pharmaceutical company is suing megastar Thalia for breach of contract, apparently because she got pregnant during a period she was supposed to be endorsing their creams.
A Board of Education member in Oklahoma has caused an uproar after saying a proposed candidate would be "worthless" to them—because she's pregnant and might take maternity leave. The woman, eventually voted in, left the meeting in tears.
This year, for the first time, any woman of childbearing age looking to work for the U.S. Antarctic Program has to take a pregnancy test. Testing positive means you won't get hired or will get sent home. Is that legal?
A female student had to miss class at UC Davis's veterinary school in order to give birth. So her professor allowed the class to vote on her grade.
A woman was kicked out of an Illinois bar last week, where she was celebrating with her girlfriends. Her crime: pregnancy.