US Supreme Court Rules On Denial Of Accommodation Claims Under Pregnancy Discrimination Act
The plaintiff, a pregnantdriver, was told by herdoctors she could ...More
The plaintiff, a pregnantdriver, was told by herdoctors she could notlift more than 20 poundsduring her first 20 weeksof her pregnancy or morethan 10 poundsthereafter. The defendantemployer required driverslike the plaintiff to beable to lift parcelsweighing up 70 pounds andup to 150 pounds withassistance. Defendantemployer had policiesaccommodating employeesinjured on-the-job,employees withdisabilities coveredunder the ADA, andemployees that lostcertification. Less
The plaintiff, a pregnant driver, was told by her doctors she could not lift more than 20 pounds during her first 20 weeks of her pregnancy or more than 10 pounds thereafter. The defendant employer required drivers like the plaintiff to be able to lift parcels weighing up 70 pounds and up to 150 pounds with assistance. Defendant employer had policies accommodating employees injured on-the-job, employees with disabilities covered under the ADA, and employees that lost certification.