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The EEOC’s Application of Title VII to a North Carolina Nursing Center’s Work Restrictions Policy

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employers of 15 or more employees and engaged in interstate commerce from discriminating against employees on the basis of sex, in addition to other categories.  Sex discrimination prohibited by Title VII includes pregnancy discrimination.  This blog post addresses how the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) may have misapplied Title VII in the context of lifting restrictions at a nursing facility. On March 7, 2018, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a complaint asserting sex discrimination against a North Carolina rehabilitation and nursing center on behalf of two nursing assistants.  The …

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