When a woman becomes pregnant, she faces a number of restrictions. There are certain items she cannot eat and certain activities she needs to avoid. Carrying a child can have repercussions in a Texas workplace as far as changing a woman's ability to perform her job to the fullest. The way a company handles these situations is imperative, as a misstep could lead to the woman claiming employment discrimination. A recent case reminds us that these claims can turn into full-blown court cases.
It's important for businesses to follow local hiring laws regarding diversity and equal opportunity. Failing to do so may result in employment discrimination litigation. Not even city and state organizations are exempt from the requirement to follow employment law.