"Throughout the American workplace, pregnancy discrimination remains widespread." This the New York Times concludes in an excellent analysis: Pregnancy Discrimination Is Rampant Inside America's Biggest Companies.
There are legal protections and remedies under both federal and Kentucky state law. A reasonable person can ask how effective they are if the problem they aim to eliminate is and remains widespread. The conclusion is obvious: not good enough.
This employment discrimination lawyer says the best solution is found in better laws that offer greater remedies. What I'm talking about is real damages: when companies pay through the nose, they may change their conduct, more or less like individuals do.