Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) http://www.kunc.org en Pushed Off The Job While Pregnant http://www.kunc.org/post/pushed-job-while-pregnant At a time when most pregnant women work, there are new efforts to keep companies from unfairly targeting employees because of a pregnancy. The allegations of pregnancy discrimination persist and have even risen in recent years despite a decades-old law against it, <a href="http://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/statistics/enforcement/pregnancy.cfm" target="_blank">according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission</a>.<p>Advocates say those most vulnerable are low-wage workers like Natasha Jackson, a former account representative at Rent-A-Center in Charleston, S.C. Tue, 11 Jun 2013 18:26:00 +0000 Jennifer Ludden 45649 at http://www.kunc.org Age Discrimination Suits Jump, But Wins Are Elusive http://www.kunc.org/post/age-discrimination-suits-jump-wins-are-elusive For older Americans looking for work, finding a job can be a tremendous challenge. Someone 55 or older will typically take three months longer to find employment than the average job seeker.<p>And with more people of all ages looking for work in the slow economy, age discrimination complaints are on the rise — but becoming harder to win.<p>Employment law experts say that has a lot to do with one particular case: <em>Gross v. Thu, 16 Feb 2012 05:01:00 +0000 Yuki Noguchi 22481 at http://www.kunc.org Age Discrimination Suits Jump, But Wins Are Elusive