Women in the workplace must navigate challenges that men may be ignorant of or disregard. For example, a pregnant working woman has a lot to consider and may fear for their job. Pregnant working women have no reason to feel shame. However, not every employer practices...
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Is workplace pregnancy discrimination increasing?
Workplace discrimination comes in many forms, and many employees seek legal remedies in Hawaii to address harassment and bias. Pregnancy discrimination lawsuits represent a noticeable percentage of such litigation. While laws exist to protect women from employer...
What is pregnancy discrimination?
In the state of Hawaii, federal law makes it illegal for an employer to discriminate against a pregnant woman. If the woman finds it difficult to fulfill her usual job responsibilities, her employer must make accommodations. Harassing a pregnant woman is also...