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Did the United States Supreme Court recently decide that pregnant employees must receive the same light duty accommodations as disabled employees (Young v. UPS)?

No, the Supreme Court did not require, as a categorical matter, that every pregnant employee be treated the same as every disabled employee with respect to light duty.  Distinctions could be made based on the type of disability and even the type of employee suffering the injury.  (For examp...

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Did the United States Supreme Court recently decide that pregnant employees must receive the same light duty accommodations as disabled employees (Young v. UPS)?

No, the Supreme Court did not require, as a categorical matter, that every pregnant employee be treated the same as every disabled employee with respect to light duty.  Distinctions could be made based on the type of disability and even the type of employee suffering the injury.  (For examp...

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Does a company that transfers disabled employees to light duty positions have to do the same for pregnant employees who are not disabled?

Yes, according to recent guidance of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), although the issue is currently pending before the United States Supreme Court.  The EEOC recently issued guidance that extends...

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