Kentucky Adopts Pregnant Workers Act

DMEC StaffLegislative Updates

Governor Bevin signed Senate Bill 18, the Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act. The Act amends the Kentucky Civil Rights Act (KCRA) and applies to employers with 15 or more employees within the state in each of twenty (20) or more calendar weeks in the current or preceding calendar year, as well as any agent of the employer.

PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION SUITS

John GarnerDMEC News

The EEOC has reported an increase in complaints of pregnancy discrimination.  Below is information about two recent suits. Platinum P.T.S., Inc., a Laredo-based company which provides oil/gas testing, measuring, surveying … Read More

DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION SUITS

John GarnerDMEC News

Three recent disability discrimination suits should serve as reminders to employers to educate managers and supervisors about the need to avoid discrimination against employees with disabilities. OhioHealth Corporation, doing business … Read More