Beacon, NY asked in Employment Discrimination for New York

Q: Is it legal to take a shift away from a pregnant bartender or waitress?

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V. Jonas Urba
V. Jonas Urba
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  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Does the employer have a legitimate reason not because of sex or pregnancy for doing that?

You should discuss with an employment lawyer. Employment law questions can rarely be answered yes or no. The answer is usually "it depends." And that can take a half hour or longer in discussing details with a lawyer.

Michael Diederich Jr.
Michael Diederich Jr.
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  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Stony Point, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Generally speaking, of an adverse job action is motivated by gender bias, it's illegal.

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