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Pregnancy Discrimination Rampant In Corporate America

"Many of the country’s largest and most prestigious companies still systematically sideline pregnant women," according to an in-depth piece from the New York Times that includes individual case histories of women dealing with this issue. "In physically demanding jobs...the discrimination can be blatant. Pregnant women risk losing their jobs when they ask to carry water bottles or take rest breaks." But even in "corporate office towers, [where] discrimination tends to be more subtle," pregnant women are often "steered away from prestigious assignments, excluded from client meetings and slighted at bonus season."

Read the whole story at The New York Times »

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