Presentation on theme: "Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace Elizabeth Grade."— Presentation transcript:
Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace Elizabeth Grade
Case Overview Mailyn Pickler (Arizona) was working for an auto dealership when she told a manager that she was pregnant. About a week later her supervisors told her she was being fired. The EEOC filed a lawsuit on Pickler's behalf, and the case was settled out of court for $70,000.
Stakeholder Analysis Direct Stakeholders: –Mailyn Pickler –Children and family of Mailyn Pickler – Ford –EEOC –Manager
Stakeholder Analysis Indirect Stakeholders: –Other women working –Pregnant women –Co-workers –Men –Spouses and family of working pregnant women –Customers –Women’s rights activists
Ethical Reasoning Principles Rights and Justice –Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 An employer may not single out pregnancy- related conditions to determine an employee's ability to work. –In Fiscal Year 2007, EEOC received 5,587 charges of pregnancy-based discrimination.