Pregnancy

  • Legal Momentum has filed a charge with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against the City of New York on behalf of New York City Police Officer Akema Thompson alleging pregnancy discrimination. In 2013, Officer Thompson was unfairly denied an opportunity for promotion to sergeant when the city refused to re-schedule a promotional examination that she missed because she was in the hospital recovering from the birth of her baby.
    Legal Momentum has filed a charge with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against the City of New York on behalf of New York City Police Officer Akema Thompson alleging pregnancy discrimination. In 2013, Officer Thompson was unfairly denied an opportunity for promotion to sergeant when the city refused to re-schedule a promotional examination that she missed because she was in the hospital recovering from the birth of her baby.
  • Whether the history and Congressional Intent of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act requires employers to treat pregnant women the same as other temporarily disabled workers.