pregnancy

'Price Is Right' Model Brandi Cochran's $8.5 Million Award Overturned

'Price Is Right' Model Brandi Cochran's $8.5 Million Award Overturned

A judge has overturned an $8.5 million verdict awarded to a former "Price is Right" model in a pregnancy discrimination case and ruled a new trial is necessary. Judge Kevin Brazile ruled Tuesday that he didn't properly instruct the jury that ultimately came to a 9-3 decision in Brandi Cochran's favor last year,... Read More »

Brandi Cochran, 'Price Is Right' Model, Awarded $777,000 In Pregnancy Discrimination Suit

Brandi Cochran, 'Price Is Right' Model, Awarded $777,000 In Pregnancy Discrimination Suit

LOS ANGELES -- Jurors awarded nearly $777,000 Tuesday to a former "The Price is Right" model who claimed that she was discriminated against by producers because of her pregnancy. Brandi Cochran, 41, said she was rejected by the game show's producers when she tried to return to work in early 2010 after taking... Read More »

Tara Tan, Standard Hotel Manager, Denied Maternity Leave, Gives Birth At Work, Lawsuit Claims

Tara Tan, Standard Hotel Manager, Denied Maternity Leave, Gives Birth At Work, Lawsuit Claims

By her own account, Tara Tan was a hard worker, pulling 80 to 100 hours a week as a manager at the upscale Standard hotel in New York City's trendy Meatpacking District. But when it came time for Tan to take time off to have her second child, she was denied maternity leave and forced to give birth to her... Read More »

Working Late In Pregnancy As Dangerous As Smoking, Study Says

Working Late In Pregnancy As Dangerous As Smoking, Study Says

A few hours after Yahoo announced to the world that Marissa Mayer would be its new CEO, Mayer announced to the world that she was six months pregnant. She was going to work until her due date, she told Fortune magazine, and would only take a few weeks off with her newborn. It was a bold declaration. Now, a... Read More »

Can You Get A Job When You're Pregnant?

Can You Get A Job When You're Pregnant?

Maybe you've heard the news: Marissa Mayer, an executive who has been climbing the corporate ladder at Google was just named as Yahoo's new chief executive. What seems to be even bigger news: She is pregnant (it's a boy) and due Oct. 7. Reports indicate that she let Yahoo's board know about her pregnancy at... Read More »

Former Casino Waitresses Sue, Claiming They Were Fired For Getting Pregnant

Former Casino Waitresses Sue, Claiming They Were Fired For Getting Pregnant

If the uniform doesn't fit, must you quit? That's a policy that two former cocktail waitresses are challenging, saying in a lawsuit that a Philadelphia-area casino illegally discriminated against them for becoming pregnant. The women, Alycia Campiglia, 27, and Christina Aicher, 31, both became pregnant in... Read More »

Is Marissa Mayer, CEO Of Yahoo, New 'Poster Child' Of Working Moms?

Is Marissa Mayer, CEO Of Yahoo, New 'Poster Child' Of Working Moms?

By Jocelyn Noveck NEW YORK -- "Another piece of good news today," tweeted the expectant mom, announcing to her online followers that she and her husband are awaiting a baby boy. But this wasn't just any excited mom-to-be. This was 37-year-old Marissa Mayer, the newly named CEO of Yahoo -- obviously a huge... Read More »

How Employers Get Away With Firing Pregnant Women -- Legally

How Employers Get Away With Firing Pregnant Women -- Legally

As a driver for UPS, Peggy Young sometimes had to lift up to 70 pounds on the job. When she got pregnant, her doctor said that probably wasn't a good idea and Young should stick to packages 20 pounds or less. Even though UPS routinely assigns "light duty" to injured or disabled employees, it put Young on unpaid... Read More »

The Pregnant Job-Seeker: What You Should And Shouldn't Do

The Pregnant Job-Seeker: What You Should And Shouldn't Do

By Calli Tapler With 66 million women in the U.S. workforce, it is inevitable that some women will be searching for a new job while pregnant. There are a myriad of valid reasons why an expectant mom would be searching for a new job, such as company layoffs or a need for change (not to mention needing financial... Read More »

America's Declining Birthrate Could Be Good For The Economy

America's Declining Birthrate Could Be Good For The Economy

In another sign of the recession's deep impact, the federal government released a report last week showing that the national birth rate declined for the third year in a row. More than 100,000 fewer babies took their first breath in 2010 than the year before. The fertility rate -- the number of children a... Read More »

Mother's Job Can Increase Child's Risk of Asthma

Mother's Job Can Increase Child's Risk of Asthma

The U.S. offers women no paid maternity leave. When Harvard and McGill studied maternity leave in 181 countries, the U.S. was one of only three countries that failed to guarantee leave with any compensation. The others were Papua New Guinea and Swaziland. There are potential health risks, speculated the... Read More »

Taking Maternity Leave Viewed As A Lack Of Employee Dedication By Bloomberg

Taking Maternity Leave Viewed As A Lack Of Employee Dedication By Bloomberg

A federal judge has dismissed a workplace discrimination lawsuit filed against Bloomberg LP, citing lack of evidence in the case brought by the federal government on behalf of pregnant employees and women returning from maternity leave. Read More »

Search Jobs

In Partnership With
Keywords:
Location:

Search Articles

Top Companies Hiring

July 20 - July 27

Looking for work? See what companies added new openings this week.

×

Check out our new Map Search

Locate your next job using the new AOL Jobs Map Search!

Pin down your next great opportunity today.