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Their Workplaces Wouldn't Accommodate Pregnancy. The Consequences Were Tragic

'New York Times' looks at pregnancy loss related to pregnancy discrimination

(Newser) - One woman was in her second trimester when blood gushed out into her jeans after a grueling 8-hour shift. Another was near the end of the first trimester when she woke up bleeding after a day spent lifting hundreds of boxes. Another woke up on a blood-stained mattress after her... More »

World-Renowned Chef Accused of Pregnancy Discrimination

Server says job fell through at Thomas Keller's French Laundry

(Newser) - California's French Laundry may have three Michelin stars, but it also has a discrimination lawsuit on its hands. The restaurant is accused of firing a server because she was pregnant, reports the Napa Valley Register . The suit also names chef Thomas Keller; the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group; and Keller'... More »

NYC Told a Pregnant Cop 'No'—She Fought Back

'I wanted that opportunity,' says Akema Thompson

(Newser) - The sergeant's exam is a crucial step for anyone looking to rise in the ranks of the NYPD, and it's offered on an "as needed" basis, reports Justia.com . In fact, the test held Oct. 19, 2013, was the first time it had been given in two... More »

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