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If you work for a company that has 15 or more employees because, if so, the federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 protects you from most of the ominous-sounding “repercussions” you refer to. “Knowing your rights is key,” says Tom Spiggle, an attorney and author of the forthcoming book, You’re Pregnant? You’re Fired!: Protecting Mothers, Read more about CNNMoney: When Should You Tell Your Boss You’re Pregnant?[…]
Workplace attorney Tom Spiggle says the recent uproar over Mets player Daniel Murphy’s three-day paternity leave shows that macho culture still has strong roots. Perhaps this is not surprising in the arena of professional sports. But the overt chest-thumping statements by some sports commentators and the ra-ra chorus on Twitter (“Paternity leave is for woman,” Read more about The Huffington Post: Are Father’s Punished at Work Too?[…]