EEOC Settles Pregnancy Discrimination Case with Montgomery, Alabama Apartment Complex

The EEOC recently settled a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit it filed on behalf of a female employee against an apartment complex located in Montgomery, Alabama.  The settlement required the management company to pay $42,500.00 and comply with other training obligations by mandated by the EEOC. In January 2018, Multi-South Management took over a large apartment complex in… Read More

Breastfeeding Cop Verdict Upheld

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a former Tuscaloosa police officer’s case against the Police Department for pregnancy discrimination and retaliation. Melissa Hicks had worked for the Tuscaloosa Police Department for three years before taking FMLA leave for the birth of her child. Upon returning to work, she was written up for  infractions and… Read More

Pregnancy Discrimination in Alabama

Working mothers are a vital part of a diverse economy.  Unfortunately, many employers fail to recognize the value these employees bring to companies and use subtle means to discourage employees from returning to work after pregnancy.  My office often receives call from women who have been discriminated against in the workplace due to being pregnant,… Read More