My latest post in Above The Law is entitled “8 Helpful Tips On What Not To Say (Or Do) To A Pregnant Employee.”

“Do not to get pregnant, you have too many children, and the next person to get pregnant should stay home and consider herself fired!”

OK, that’s Helpful Hint #1!

This is actually what a California wholesale distributer of orchids allegedly told female employees at staff meetings, according to an EEOC lawsuit. And, oh yes:  The suit also alleged that “pregnant employees were not reinstated or rehired when they attempted to return to work following the birth of their children but were discharged from the company.”

Now, even if you know nothing about discrimination in the workplace, you likely know that Tip Number 1 cannot be legal.


Read the entire article here.