Rooms to Go Settles Pregnancy Discrimination Case for $55,000

RTG Furniture Corp. of Georgia, the corporation operating numerous Rooms to Go furniture stores across the United States, has settled a pregnancy discrimination case for $55,000. According to reports, RTG has also agreed to provide “other relief” related to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) lawsuit. The lawsuit alleges that RTG terminated an employee because… Read More

Wage Cut of Texas Dish Network Employees Deemed Illegal

A National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) administrative law judge has found that Dish Network violated Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) in a case involving two Texas facilities. According to media reports, Dish Network made unilateral changes to healthcare coverage and wages across the two facilities and refused to work with the… Read More

Wal-Mart Pregnancy Discrimination Claims Challenge Marketed Ethics

Wal-Mart is one of the largest retailers in the world, with more than 11,500 stores spread out over 28 countries. With over two million employees worldwide, Wal-Mart heralds a strong commitment to ethics, opportunity, and value. In direct contrast to these marketed ethics, Wal-Mart is facing a plethora of pregnancy discrimination claims from former and… Read More

Pregnancy Discrimination in Labor and Employment Law

Pregnancy discrimination is a serious issue in today’s workforce, and unfortunately, many women are unaware of how it could affect them. What is Pregnancy Discrimination? Legally, pregnancy is considered a temporary disability, and must be treated as such by employers. Pregnancy discrimination includes any actions that could be deemed as unfavorable to pregnant women based… Read More