As outlined by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), “The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) forbids discrimination based on pregnancy when it comes to any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, fringe benefits, such as leave and health insurance, and any other term or condition of employment.”

Filing a Claim for Pregnancy Discrimination

You have many different options if you decide to file a claim for pregnancy discrimination. You can submit a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which deals with federal law infractions. NYS Human Rights Law breaches are handled by the New York State Division of Human Rights, whereas CHRL violations are handled by the New York City Commission on Human Rights.

If your claim is covered by more than one statute, the three agencies that handle discrimination cases have a “work-sharing agreement,” which means they work together to process your claims. It is not necessary to submit a claim to each agency. All you have to do is request that your claim be “cross-filed” with the other agencies.

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Our New York City labor and employment lawyers have assisted and represented countless individuals throughout the New York metropolitan area, including Long Island and New York City’s five boroughs—Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island.

To schedule an initial consultation with a member of our experienced team, contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 8885294543 or info@tullylegal.com. You can also book your consultation online via the link below.

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