Q: What does the law of Massachusetts say about termination of employment for an expectant / pregnant woman for no reason?
Is this permissible? Or are there laws protecting women from this type of sex discrimination? Thank you.
A: Yes, there are laws that protect pregnant women in the workplace. Ch 151B in Massachusetts is the state anti-discrimination law and it may provide protection in your case. You may want to consult with any attorney. An employer cannot treat you differently than similarly situated non-pregnant employees.
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