Pregnancy Discrimination Act: PDA for Managers
- To understand the PDA and what its rules are.
- To go over common examples you might encounter as a manager of situations the PDA covers.
Even though the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) was passed in 1978, discrimination due to pregnancy is still a big problem in the United States. In 2022 alone, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or the EEOC, received 73,485 new discrimination charges, which was close to a 20% increase from the previous year. In this course, we'll go over your responsibilities under the PDA as an employer. We'll discuss the basics of the act, whom it applies to, and what the PDA prohibits. Lastly, we'll provide some common examples of scenarios you may run into as a manager, so you can better navigate these situations and stay in compliance with the PDA.
- 6 minutes
- Format: Video