Articles Tagged with Pregnancy Discrimination

Activision Blizzard agreed to pay a settlement to alleged victims of discrimination and harassment in its workforce, while improving its culture by changing its policies and practices.

Last week the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that they filed a class action lawsuit against Walmart Inc., alleging the company unlawfully discriminated against pregnant workers for years at a Wisconsin warehouse. Pregnancy discrimination in employment is prohibited by the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The EEOC is seeking back pay for the pregnant workers, punitive damages against Walmart, and "measures to correct Walmart's practices going forward."

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