Can My Employer Fire Me For Being Pregnant And Having Back Problems?

My employer fired me claiming I was not fulfilling my duties properly because I could no longer move boxes in the warehouse were I had been working. I was pregnant at the time and I had told my boss that my back was given me problems but I was still showing up to work everyday.

By Deskin Law Firm
The law states that failing to accommodate a pregnant employee's request for transfer to less strenuous or hazardous duties may constitute discrimination, especially if her health care provider advised her to have less strenuous conditions for her employment.

In fact, a woman can sue for pregnancy discrimination even though she not pregnant at the time of the discriminatory act. A woman cannot be discriminated against because of her capacity to become pregnant.

Is My Employers Reaction to my Pregnancy or the Fact that I have a Child Considered Discrimination?

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