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This edition: Gillian Thomas on Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

Episode Details

Original tape date: December 17, 2014.

First aired: December 22, 2014.

Gillian Thomas, a lawyer who has specialized in employment and women’s rights issues – most recently at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, joins us to break down the case of Young v. UPS, in which a United Parcel Service worker became pregnant and ultimately ended up having to take several months of unpaid leave because she was told the shipping company was not required to offer her light duty work while pregnant. This landmark pregnancy discrimination case has made it all the way to the Supreme Court and the decision could affect millions of working women nationwide.

Guest List

Gillian Thomas Women's Rights Lawyer and Writer