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What Exactly Is Pregnancy Discrimination? | Ask An Employment Lawyer

Pregnancy discrimination is a form of gender discrimination, but it tends to be thought of as a separate category because it is so widespread. Women who experience pregnancy discrimination are subjected to hurtful comments, questions about whether or not they can perform their regular job duties, or even termination. Losing a job when pregnant can have devastating effects on victims of pregnancy discrimination as well as their families. Every case is unique, which means that this video should not be taken as legal advice for your individual situation. This video is for general informational purposes only. If you're located in the New York Metropolitan Area and are experiencing something similar to what we described in this video, call Schwartz, Perry & Heller at 212-889-6565 to find out if we can help.