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Pregnant? Working? A New Resource for Knowing Your Rights.

This Friday, Oct. 31, may mark the 36th anniversary of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. But discrimination in the workplace based on pregnancy and family status hasn’t ended, and the victims of that discrimination often don’t know their rights, or where to turn if they think those rights have been violated. When Angelica Valencia’s doctor said “no overtime” for her during her pregnancy, her employer, despite a note from that doctor, said no job.