Florida Court Says Pregnancy Discrimination in Employment is Legal Under State Law

November 1, 2012

By: Rachel D. Gebaide and

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On July 25, 2012, Florida's Third District Court of Appeals held that Florida law does not prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of pregnancy. While the holding may seem shocking, the court's reasoning was consistent with legal precedent, although there is a split among the federal and state courts in Florida on the issue. The recent decision sheds light on the uncertainty for employers and employees as to the current status of state law on the issue of pregnancy discrimination.....to read the article in full, click on the attachment below.

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