Accommodations for Pregnant Workers

From the 2015 PLUS Conference session “The EEOC Trifecta: Pregnancy, Wellness Programs and Background Checks,” Wendy Mellk (Jackson Lewis) and Joanne Lloyd-Bragg (AXIS Professional Lines) discuss the accommodations for pregnant workers, specifically the Young vs. UPS case, and respond to the following question…

Why, when the employer accommodated so many, could it not accommodate pregnant women as well?

If you are active in the EPL market then you can’t afford to miss the 2016 Professional Risk Symposium, April 20 and 21 in Chicago. With a session touching on the EPL exposures of non-profit entities, and another looking at how the NLRB, DOL and EEOC are impacting EPL exposures, you will walk away from this event with actionable insight to propel your business forward. Register today and get in the door at the lowest available rate.

PLUS members can view this entire Conference session in the PLUS Multimedia Library.

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