July 9, 2012

Two Women in Georgia Fired for Being Pregnant

In Georgia, ABC News has reported that two women planned to sue their employer because they claim they were fired for being pregnant.  Que’ana Morris is one of the women who plans to sue because she claims her boss said she could remain employed only if she “eliminated the situation that’s causing your absence.”  She also secretly recorded a conversation she had with the director of the Emergency Communications Center, in which he was stated […]
June 25, 2012

Discrimination claims against Lenders brought by pregnant women

Various lenders across the country are settling lawsuits based on the fact tat they have denied mortgage loans to women solely because they are pregnant or on temporary maternity leave.  The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has found that in California, the Lending Tree Loans Company will pay $15,000 to a woman who claimed her application to refinance her mortgage was denied because she was on maternity leave.  Additionally, the HUD found that […]
November 21, 2011

Wholesale Sink and Faucet Supplier Sued by EEOC for Pregnancy Discrimination

Chemcore Industries, Inc., a Marietta, Georgia based company and one of the largest wholesale suppliers of sinks, faucets and related accessories to fabricators, plumbing suppliers and contractors in the United States, has been charged with violating federal law when its branch manager fired a customer service representative only hours after learning that she was pregnant.
July 12, 2011

Maternity Leave Suit Settled by Mortgage Company

A mortgage company has agreed to settle a federal complaint for $750,000 after being accused that it discriminated against women on maternity leave.