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Baby Bump Blunders! Avoiding Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace (Atlanta)

Third Thursday Breakfast Briefing
October 16, 2014
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Location:

Baker Donelson
3414 Peachtree Road, N.E.
1500 Monarch Plaza
Atlanta, Georgia

Date/Time:

October 16, 2014
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

8:00 a.m. Breakfast and Registration
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Program

The EEOC announced last year that it would prioritize issues related to accommodating pregnancy-related limitations and the agency has done exactly that. In addition to filing a record-number of pregnancy discrimination lawsuits this year, on July 14, 2014 the EEOC issued a controversial 36-page "guidance" on pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. The Pregnant Worker's Fairness Act is currently before Congress and the Supreme Court is set to hear a pregnancy discrimination case that will address an employer's obligation to accommodate pregnant employees. There is no better time for HR professionals and in-house counsel to brush up on the latest developments in this challenging area of the law.

During the program, we will look at:

  • What the pregnancy discrimination laws do and do not require from employers;
  • How to react to the EEOC's new guidance on pregnancy accommodations;
  • When family care issues can lead to claims of pregnancy or gender discrimination;
  • Why this area of the law is so complicated; and
  • How to reduce legal risks.

Come with questions and leave with a ready-to-implement list of best practices.

Program, breakfast and parking are complimentary. Space is limited for this event.

Continuing Education Credit:
This program has been submitted to the HRCI for recertification credit. This program is pending CLE credit in the State of Georgia.

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Ashley Siskey
T: 615.726.7301
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