Pregnant Employee with 10 Pound Lifting Restriction – What to Do?
Is it unlawful discrimination for an employer to place a pregnant part-time merchandise stocker with a 10-pound lifting restriction on an involuntary unpaid leave?
In this recent case decided by the Seventh Circuit, the Court said “No“. . . there was no unlawful discrimination because this pregnant employee was treated no differently than any other employee who was not pregnant. (more…)