11th Circuit Holds that Breastfeeding Mothers are Protected from Discrimination under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) protects against discrimination on the basis of “pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.” The question the 11th Circuit recently faced is whether breastfeeding qualifies as a related medical condition under...

Employers may be Liable for Decisions Made by Third Parties Concerning Transgender Employees

A Federal Court in Texas has issued a ruling that could signal broad effects for employers.  In Baker v. Aetna Life Ins. Co., 228 F. Supp. 3d 764, 768 (N.D. Tex. 2017), the Northern District...