July 10, 2014. The Supreme Court recently released major decisions, the most controversial being the Hobby Lobby case, which grants closely held companies an exemption from the requirement to provide birth control upon an objection on religious grounds. Read more HERE. Next term should be equally exciting, as the Court has picked up a case involving the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. A UPS delivery driver sued UPS, claiming her employer required her to go on unpaid maternity leave rather than shuffle her to a less strenuous position. The case is complicated by a collective bargaining agreement, for which the worker was not eligible. UPS argued its policy is pregnancy-neutral. Read more about the case HERE.

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