• Federal Commission Sues Walmart For Alleged Discrimination Against Pregnant Employees

    2 monthes ago - By NPR

    The complaint, filed on behalf of Alyssa Gilliam, claims Walmart failed to assign pregnant employees to light duty to save them from heavy lifting, as it does for workers with other disabilities.
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  • Walmart Hit With Class Action For Allegedly Discriminating Against Pregnant Workers

    Walmart Hit With Class Action For Allegedly Discriminating Against Pregnant Workers

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Walmart was hit with a class action lawsuit by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Friday.
    The suit alleges that women workers at a Walmart warehouse in Menomonie, WI were the victims of pregnancy discrimination. According to the filing, Walmart, the nation's largest private employer, refused requests for accommodations, including taking a lighter workload during pregnancy. Instead, the retail giant forced the pregnant warehouse workers to take unpaid leave, according to Reuters. The EEOC, the agency that filed the class action in a Wisconsin federal court, enforces federal...
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  • A gender discrimination lawsuit against Microsoft could see new light as court agrees to reconsider class action status for 8,600 current and former employees

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

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    A gender discrimination lawsuit first filed against Microsoft in 2015 could get new life.
    The Ninth Circuit court of appeals on Thursday said it will reconsider allowing the complaint to proceed as a class action lawsuit on behalf of more than 8,600 current and former Microsoft employees.
    The lawsuit, filed on behalf of three women who used to work at Microsoft, alleges that the $876 billion tech company systemically discriminated against female engineers and IT employees.
    A gender discrimination lawsuit against Microsoft first filed in 2015 could see new light following an...
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