At the Calderone Law Firm, we are experienced Los Angeles pregnancy discrimination attorneys who are absolutely committed to the fight against pregnancy discrimination in the workplace.
California's Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) prohibits an employer from terminating an employee because of her sex. "Sex" within the meaning of the FEHA includes "pregnancy, childbirth, or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth.
California law also makes it an unlawful employment practice for an employer to refuse to allow a female employee disabled by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions to take a leave for a reasonable period of time not to exceed four months and thereafter return to work. Reasonable period of time means that period during which the female employee is disabled on account of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.What You Can Recover for Pregnancy Discrimination
A victim subject to pregnancy discrimination is entitled to any and all damages in which such pregnancy discrimination was a substantial factor in causing, which includes but is not limited to loss of earnings, future loss of earnings, emotional distress, punitive damages, attorney's fees and costs.Calderone Law Firmis the pre-eminent pregnancy discrimination law firm in Southern California:
- Has successfully handled pregnancy discrimination cases for over two decades,
- Has received excellent results for victims of pregnancy discrimination including a recovery of over $500,000 dollar settlement, and
- Will fight to stop the pregnancy discrimination from continuing and get just compensation for you!
You don't have to stand for violations of your workplace rights. From offices in Manhattan Beach, Calderone Law Firm provides legal advice and representation for employees in communities throughout the Los Angeles metro area. Contact the office to arrange a free consultation with an experienced Manhattan Beach attorney for pregnancy discrimination cases today!