PREGNANT PAUSE

Employees disabled by pregnancy are entitled to certain protections and benefits. The law in this area is not a model of clarity. To celebrate my law partner Jennifer Shaw’s new baby, let us review California employment laws regarding pregnancy disability leave....

UNDERSTANDING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION

To help prevent discrimination against employees with disabilities, both the federal Americans with Disabilities Act and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act require employers to provide an employee with a disability “reasonable accommodation.”...
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