Pregnancy discrimination

Julie St. John
Texas Employment Lawyer Julie St. John

Thinking about getting pregnant or attempting to get pregnant? Concerned about your employer firing you before you actually get pregnant because you’re trying to get pregnant? Are you protected from discrimination prior to getting pregnant? Texas courts weighed in on this issue for the first

“Chapter 21 prohibits employers from discriminating against employees “on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition.”  Tex. Lab.Code Ann. § 21.106(a).  Women who were pregnant at, or very near the time of, an adverse employment action are members of the protected class, as are women who were on maternity leave, or who