Asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Illinois

Q: Im pregnant and need help with my job

So i work at a warehouse in Illinois and I was denied light duty from my job (I'm 33 weeks pregnant) because of my work restrictions and was told if i went back to work that dealt with a rate and I did as my doctor said, my productivity will be in the negative and I'll be fired. This is just a little bit of what's going on. Help

1 Lawyer Answer
George W. Svoboda
George W. Svoboda
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Grayslake, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: This sure sounds like a violation of the provisions of the Illinois Human Rights Act regarding protections for workers who are pregnant. Contact an employment attorney and request a free consultation.

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