Avoiding Pregnancy Discrimination

Download Email
In the News

Avoiding Pregnancy Discrimination

By Jay Starkman, CEO of Engage PEO and Camille Cooper, Assistant General Counsel and HR Consultant for Engage PEO.  As published in Workforce Magazine

News broke earlier this year that Walmart was facing a potential class-action lawsuit in New York for allegations of pregnancy discrimination.

This lawsuit is one of several nationwide that claim that some of the nation’s largest businesses are systematically punishing pregnant employees with discriminatory policies.

Employers are facing increased exposure and liability for pregnancy discrimination claims. The number of pregnancy discrimination claims filed annually with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has been steadily rising for two decades and is hovering near an all-time high. In 2017, more than 3,174 cases of pregnancy discrimination were filed with the EEOC.

Read this news

In the News

Google Follows A Growing Workplace Trend: Hiring More Contractors Than Employees

A growing trend among tech employers: opting to hire contractors over full-time employees. Engage HR Consultant, Angela Rochester, weighs in on the impact to businesses across all industries, and workers.

Read this news in Forbes

In the News

Vacation Policies and How to Actually Disconnect from Work While on Vacation

It's tempting to blame employers, tyrant bosses and the "always-on" workplace culture that the Internet and cellphones have crated. But the reality is that most companies have policies and procedures in place to allow their employees' vacations to be time that is truly away from the job, according to Engage assistant general counsel and human resources consultant, Vanessa Matsis-McCready

Learn More

Strategic Partners

Learn more about our many strategic partners ready to help elevate and engage your business.

See full list here

The Expect More Philosophy

We expect more, and so should you!

Learn more