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Pregnancy Discrimination Attorney

Pregnancy is a significant life event for women, but it can lead to mistreatment from employers. Pregnancy discrimination in the workplace includes refusing to hire a pregnant person or mistreating someone based on pregnancy-related disabilities. Mistreatment of pregnant employees violates federal and state laws and can result in severe fines and penalties.

If you believe that your rights as a pregnant employee have been violated, an employment lawyer at Southern California Employment Law Group PC can advise you on your case and help you initiate legal proceedings if necessary.

Pregnancy discrimination can also include employer retaliation for requested time off, such as reducing scheduled hours, transfer to a lower position or outright termination.

Pregnant women are subject to several forms of discrimination. Unlawful examples of pregnancy discrimination in the workplace include:

A Pasadena Pregnancy Discrimination Lawyer Can Help You

Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination based on pregnancy. Unfortunately, pregnancy discrimination still occurs in the workplace. If you believe you have a pregnancy discrimination claim because you were not hired due to pregnancy, denied leave, or your condition affected your employment, contact the experienced employment law attorneys. We can protect your interests and help you file a lawsuit against your former or current employer and seek restitution for your mistreatment. Call our law firm today to schedule a confidential, free consultation.

What Qualifies as a Pregnancy-Related Disability?

Pregnancy is not a disability, but pregnancy-related disabilities are protected under federal and state laws. Disabilities related to pregnancy can stem from any of these causes:

The Pregnancy Disability Leave Law

California’s Pregnancy Disability Leave Law requires employers to offer the following protections to workers with pregnancy or childbirth-related disabilities:

Employment Rights Attorneys in LA

We are committed to standing up for the rights of all workers, whether blue or white-collar, and we are ready to put our extensive resources to work for you to help you get the compensation and justice you deserve if you have been wronged on the job. Do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

Sexual Harassment

Harassment on the basis of a person's refusal to engage in sexual activity can take many forms, ranging from unwanted sexual advances to the denial of employment opportunities.

Whistleblower Retaliation

Whistleblowers are employees who report the unlawful actions of their employer to the proper authorities. Whistleblowers are legally protected from employer retaliation..


Were you illegally discriminated against at work based on your age, race, religion, or gender? Were you denied a promotion or fired based on these factors?

(FMLA) & Disability

We assist workers who have been mistreated because of their disabilities or denied leave under the FMLA. Meet with our attorneys today if you need help..

Wrongful Termination

We hold employers accountable who fire employees for illegitimate and illegal reasons. Contact us whether your employer created a hostile work environment or fired you..
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Lisa B.
Lisa B.
From beginning to end the team at this firm were responsive, professional, and most of allCARING! I WILL RECOMMEND this firm to anyone having issues with an employer. Andrew Doroitt and his team are AWESOME!
Miguel C.
Miguel C.
Atty Zelma is very helpful and very knowledgeable in labor disputes. Very approachable and really keep me updated of what is going on and guided me what to do. The support staff were also very helpful and very fast in answering your questions. I am very happy of my case and I would recommend him to colleagues and friends.
Pamela R.
Pamela R.
I highly recommend southern California labor law group especially attorney Michael Zelman he was fantastic in handling my case of unlawful termination his staff of Paralegal's were very kind courteous and professional and handling all matters of my case I was very satisfied with the results achieved using Michael Zelman of Southern California Employment Law Group
Chris M.
Chris M.
Michael and Eric represented me in 2017.  They quickly assimilated the details of my case.  Proposed an action plan and acted quickly to make progress.  They were diligent and creative.  I was impressed.  I recommend them without hesitation.

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