Duration: 12 min.
Welcome to “HR Law: Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA),” a video lesson devoted to outlining this important legislation that expands Title VII’s definition of sex discrimination to encompass pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions. This video lesson is part of the “HR Law Series,” which gives learners the resources they need to adhere to federal laws that apply to their organization. In this lesson, viewers will learn the basics of the PDA and consider crucial guidelines for avoiding discrimination and harassment based on pregnancy and related medical conditions. This lesson also describes employer requirements when it comes to pay and benefits for employees who are pregnant. Finally, learners will gain an understanding of when PDA violation complaints can be filed, the remedies that may be available to complainants, and the actions an organization will have to take if found liable.