EEOC Accuses Bloomberg LP Of Flunking Pregnancy Test News & Analysis

By Kristopher A. Nelson
in October 2007

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WSJ Law Blog - EEOC Accuses Bloomberg LP Of Flunking Pregnancy Test: Bloomberg, the media company not the mayor, was sued yesterday by the EEOC for allegedly engaging in a pattern of discrimination against women who became pregnant and took maternity leave. In a lawsuit filed in federal court in Manhattan, the EEOC alleged the […]


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WSJ Law Blog – EEOC Accuses Bloomberg LP Of Flunking Pregnancy Test:

Bloomberg, the media company not the mayor, was sued yesterday by the EEOC for allegedly engaging in a pattern of discrimination against women who became pregnant and took maternity leave. In a lawsuit filed in federal court in Manhattan, the EEOC alleged the company demoted and reduced the pay of three women after they announced they were pregnant. A Bloomberg spokeswoman said the allegations “are without merit.” Here’s the WSJ story.