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Looking Forward and Back: Using the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and Discriminatory Gender/Pregnancy Stereotyping to Challenge D

Susan E. Huhta, Elizabeth S. Westfall and Joan Williams

... A growing body of evidence reveals that discrimination against family caregivers in the workplace is pervasive and poses a substantial barrier to women's full and equal participation in the workplace. ... This article suggests that with careful pleading and arguments about proper inferences of gender/pregnancy discrimination plaintiffs and counsel may be able to persuade courts more successfully that the PDA protects women whose employers have discriminated against them...
  • Print Location Huhta, Susan E., Elizabeth S. Westfall & Joan Williams, Looking Forward and Back: Using the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and Discriminatory Gender/Pregnancy Stereotyping to Challenge Discrimination Against New Mothers, 7 Empl. Rts. & Employ. Pol'y J. 303

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