Human Resources News & Insights

Workplace lactation discrimination laws are expanding: Stay compliant

A recent lactation discrimination case in Delaware resulted in a $1.5 million jury award to a mother who sued when harassment from co-workers and supervisors caused her to stop pumping breast milk and subsequently lose her supply. 

Inflexible leave policies cost company $1.75M

A healthcare company found out that the cost of complying with federal disability accommodation and discrimination laws is likely lower than what they’ll end up paying for violating them. 

EEOC’s new pregnancy guidance boils down to doing one thing right

For the second time in the past year, the EEOC has issued new guidance on how to treat pregnant employees. And while the guidance is massive, the agency could’ve saved employers a lot of headaches by simply saying this … 

Supreme Court will rule on 3 key HR-related cases

This month, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on three cases that have a direct impact on how HR and employers will do business.

Court: PDA covers in vitro fertilization

A recent court ruling has expanded the reach of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act.

Supreme Court looks at pregnancy discrimination

The Supreme Court has already ruled on a number of employment law cases this year. The next topic on its agenda: pregnancy discrimination.