What Constitutes Pregnancy Discrimination in New York?

Pregnancy discrimination can take many forms and can include:

  • Unequal treatment because a woman is pregnant, may become pregnant, or has a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth
  • Denial of maternity leave
  • Compelling or pressuring a pregnant employee to take unpaid leave
  • Firing or demoting an employee because of pregnancy
  • Failing to hire or promote an employee because of pregnancy
  • Forcing a pregnant employee to work in an unsafe environment
  • Failing to provide a private space for breast feeding

If you believe that you have been treated differently because you are pregnant or are a woman, we can help you. Call a NY pregnancy discrimination lawyer at Rapaport Law Firm for a free telephone consultation: (212) 382-1600.