Sports Bar Pays $24K for Firing Pregnant Bartender Over Uniform Dispute, HR Dive
In an article published by HR Dive, Randy Gepp was quoted regarding the laws surrounding pregnant employees and their employers. HR Dive’s article discussed a pregnant bartender being fired by a Texas restaurant after she stopped wearing her uniform. The restaurant was found in violation of pregnancy discrimination. According to Mr. Gepp, “…while [the PDA] doesn’t require accommodations itself, if an employer provides light duty or similar to employees on workers’ comp or with cancer, for example, the employer would have to provide similar accommodations to a pregnant employee.”
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