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...

Updating Your Handbook – Grooming and Professional Appearance Standards

Adequate hygiene and professional appearance of employees is important to most employers. Many handbooks address standards surrounding hygiene and dress; however, employers may benefit from taking recent case examples into account when setting these standards....