NURSING HOME TO PAY $300K TO SETTLE PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT

The EEOC announced that a North Carolina based nursing home and chain will pay $300,000 to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit in which the EEOC alleged the company had, since at least 2002, subjected pregnant employees to different terms and conditions than non-pregnant employees. Pregnant employees were allegedly required to obtain a full medical clearance in order to continue working.

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