Watch Out for Pregnancy Discrimination

Flynn, Gillian
November 2002
Workforce (10928332);Nov2002, Vol. 81 Issue 12, p84
Explains what human resource (HR) department should expect when employees are pregnant in the U.S. Background on the Pregnancy Discrimination Act; Technique of how HR could do to ensure that its policy is in order; Suggestions on how HR should handle a situation in which a pregnant employee is passed over for promotion.


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