Facts About Pregnancy Discrimination
EEOC article about pregnancy discrimination. Includes information about hiring, pregnancy and maternity leave, health insurance, and fringe benefits.
Supreme Court Narrows Scope of Disabilities Protection
Article by Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP discussing the definition of disability and how plaintiffs may prove the existence of a disability.
Sutton v. United Air Lines, Inc.
US Supreme Court opinion discussing whether sisters are disabled when they can see with the aid of glasses, but are denied employment, because they cannot see without glasses.
Social Security Disability Benefits
Source: Social Security Administration
A booklet that tells you who may get disability benefits, how to apply and what you need to know once benefits start.
The Equal Pay Act of 1963
Source: United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
United States statute that prohibits employers from discriminating between employees by paying different wages to members of different sexes who perform equivalent work.