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Lewd conduct, lactation accommodation, and other steaming hot employment law news!

Here are some steaming hot employment law news items for this sweltering mid-July: EEOC does nothing to protect actor wrongfully terminated because of arrest record. ( NOTE: I'm being tongue-in-cheek here. ) You have probably heard by now about the arrest of actor Fred Willard for alleged "lewd...

Moms Rule in Lactation, Pregnancy, and Health Insurance Challenges

Mother's Day is long past, but you'd never know it -- in employment law, this has been the Week of the Moms. Here's a roundup - tell us what you think! First up: Title VII's ban on pregnancy discrimination includes discrimination based on lactation or the need to express milk ...

The Supreme Court and the Men Who Lactate

How's that for a title? You can imagine my surprise when I saw a tweet: How in the world did I miss that!? A friend also emailed me a similar story: Breast-Feeding Mom Loses Discrimination Case Because Men Can Lactate Too . There's some tiny little smidgen of truth to the stories, buried...