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Should pregnant women receive special treatment at work?


Pregnant women have a lot on their minds. One thing they shouldn’t have to worry about? Whether they’ll be fired from their jobs. But when some women ask for adjustments so they can continue safely working — like avoiding heavy lifting, staying off ladders, or even drinking water — their bosses deny their requests. As a result, some women who want or need to continue working throughout their pregnancies have been fired, forced to quit, or forced onto unpaid leave.

 

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    Victoria Van Ness (VVanNess) 4 years ago

    Least of all that this is a normal process of life. Men aren't punished for starting families. Neither should be women just because they are the ones carrying them. Thank you for your comment.

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    Victoria Van Ness (VVanNess) 4 years ago

    You say that but those labeled disabled or injured at work get special treatment. Why should pregnant women be different? The things they're asking are just for their health. Do they have to get a doctor's note like the others?


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