Summary of Program

Join the Employment Law Group of Weintraub Tobin for an informative and up-to-date discussion about the rights and obligations of pregnant employees.

Program Highlights

  • Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL)
  • PDL versus FMLA/CFRA
  • Reasonably Accommodating Pregnant Employees
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • What are the Courts saying?

Date:   September 12, 2013

Time:   9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Location:  Weintraub

By:  James L. Brannen

In Sanchez v. Swissport, Inc. (2013) 2013 Cal. App. Lexis 131, the Second Appellate District of California, for the first time, has addressed whether an employer who provides the full amount of leave allotted by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) and Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL) to a pregnant employee with early pregnancy-related disabilities, can still be held liable for failing to provide additional leave to that employee under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) as a reasonable accommodation until after the employee gives birth.


Continue Reading Second Appellate District Holds that Employers do not Fulfill FEHA Obligations by Providing the Statutory Four-Month PDL Leave to Employees with Pregnancy-Related Disabilities

By:    Duyen T. Nguyen

In Young v. UPS, 2013 U.S. App. Lexis 530, a UPS worker sued her employer for sex and race discrimination under Title VII and for disability discrimination under the ADA on the basis of her pregnancy. On January 9, 2013, the Fourth Circuit Appellate Court issued a decision affirming the district court’s grant of summary judgment for the employer.


Continue Reading The Fourth Circuit Court Says Pregnant Employee Not Entitled to Accommodation