Dallas Pregnancy Discrimination Lawyers
Pregnancy Discrimination in the WorkplaceAn employer may not harass, demote, terminate, or otherwise discrimination against an employee based on pregnancy. Similarly, an employer may not retaliate against an employee who has complained of employment discrimination. Employees that are women, have the right to treated be the same as all other employees.
An employee who has been discriminated against for being pregnant may have a cause of action against an employer for unlawful discrimination. Generally, these claims being with filing a charge of discrimination with the United States EEOC based on gender discrimination in the workplace. In Texas, employees must file a charge with the EEOC within 180 days to preserve their state rights and within 300 days to preserve their federal rights.
It is important to correctly file the EEOC charge of discrimination. If this charge of discrimination is not filed correctly, an employee may waive their claims. Contact our Dallas pregnancy discrimination attorneys today if you have experienced pregnancy discrimination in the workplace.