I don't believe there is anything illegal about asking that question. I don't believe it is in good taste, but the employer does have to make plans for maternity leave. And if you are not married, and your contract has a morals clause, there could be grounds for dismissal.
Yes, if the employee is no longer capable of performing one or more essentila work functions, or poses a danger to self or others.
I found this answer to a similar question earlier today... I will just copy and paste belowCovered employers must grant an eligible employee up to a total of 12 workweeks of unpaid leave during any 12-month period for one or more of the following reasons:for the birth and care of the newborn child of the employee;FMLA 29 CFR 825.104 - Employers with over 50 full time employees are covered by this act.FMLA 29 CFR 825.110 -(a) An ``eligible employee'' is an employee of a covered employerwho:(1) Has been employed by the employer for at least 12 months, and(2) Has been employed for at least 1,250 hours of service during the12-month period immediately preceding the commencement of the leave, and(3) Is employed at a worksite where 50 or more employees areemployed by the employer within 75 miles of that worksite. (SeeSec. 825.105(a) regarding employees who work outside the U.S.)(b) The 12 months an employee must have been employed by theemployer need not be consecutive months.This site will tell you more: http://www.dol.gov/esa/whd/fmla/I encourage you to read through this site to find your own answers.
Most likely not, as long as your employer is bound by the FMLA and you have been with the Employer long enough.
All employers can fire employees who happen to be pregnant. No law prohibits that. Employers larger than 15 employees (about 30% of employers) are subject to Pregnancy Discrimination Act and cannot fire women BECAUSE they are pregnant, but can fire for any other reason the employer wishes.
Yes, sadly employers sometimes lie to get rid of a worker. This is when the employee can sue. Speak to a lawyer about your chances.
For some things -yes. He is a part of your business. Now if you sell shoes and he sold a car or got a girl pregnant That was not in your hiring booklett.
Currently, she is not pregnant
It depends what position the employee holds and the terms of your contract with the company.
No, she is not pregnant, married, or currently dating
No, Megan Fox is not currently pregnant.
Currently Reba McEntire is NOT Pregnant
Currently, Jordin Sparks is not pregnant.
He cannot fire her for being pregnant; but he can fire her for other reasons if he can prove them.
The employer cannot take away your health insurance, unless the plan is dropped for all employees. To take away your health insurance would be a clear violation of the federal and state rules about discrimination against pregnant women. You would have a strong case to take to your state human rights commission. The employer could not legally take away your health insurance, but they could do the next best thing: fire you. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) does not consider pregnancy to be a disability. Therefore employers do not have to make reasonable accomodation for pregnant employees. The result is that a pregnant employee could be legally fired because she needs more bathroom breaks, or cannot do heavy lifting. For many women, being fired from a job means losing their group health insurance. COBRA coverage may be very expensive, especially for someone who is pregnant and probably cannot work full-time for a new employer.
Yes, Sierra Palmer is pregnant. She announced this to J-14 magazine. She is currently pregnant with a baby girl. The baby father is currently unconfirmed.
Natalie Portman is currently pregnant.
Alicia Keys is currently pregnant!
No, not currently.
No. See link for citation.
As of July 23, 2009 Faith is currently not pregnant.
No, isn't currently pregnant, and doesn't have children.
This sounds like a question I was emailed directly. Here's more detail on the question and the answer... I currently do not have health insurance. My wife wants to conceive a baby during this year. This fall I will begin a Ph.D. program at Arizona State University, ***I'm not really familar with the law in Arizona which will provide me with a student health plan insurance policy to which I can supposedly add my wife. Can they deny us insurance if she is pregnant? ***It's not an employer group plan so you wouldn't have HIPAA protection , verify that they are talking about EMPLOYER - EMPLOYEE plans only. There is much conflicting information on the internet, but I read a pamphlet on the Department of Labor website does not matter if the woman had previous coverage, that even if she did not the group plan ***Check the code. They are most likely talking about an EMPLOYER group plan cannot deny coverage. Why is there so much conflicting information about this on the web? ***Definition of terms. Which laws apply to which situations Here's the Federal Governments definition of a Group Health Plan 26 USC Sec. 5000 01/06/03 For purposes of this section - (1) Group health plan The term "group health plan" means a plan including a self-insured plan) of, or contributed to by, an employer (including a self-employed person) or employee organization to provide health care (directly or otherwise) to the employees, former employees, the employer, others associated or formerly associated with the employer in a business relationship, or their families. (2) Large group health plan The term "large group health plan" means a plan of, or contributed to by, an employer or employee organization (including a self-insured plan) to provide health care (directly or otherwise) to the employees, former employees, the employer, others associated or formerly associated with the employer in a business relationship, or their families, that covers employees of at least one employer that normally employed at least 100 employees on a typical business day during the previous calendar year. For purposes of the preceding sentence - (A) all employers treated as a single employer under subsection (a) or (b) of section 52 shall be treated as a single employer, (B) all employees of the members of an affiliated service group (as defined in section 414(m)) shall be treated as employed by a single employer, and (C) leased employees (as defined in section 414(n)(2)) shall be treated as employees of the person for whom they perform services to the extent they are so treated under section 414(n). http://uscode.house.gov/uscode-cgi/fastweb.exe?getdoc+uscview+t26t28+1483+1++%28%29%20%20AND%20%28USC%20w%2F10%20%285000%29%29%3ACITE%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20 Will we be able to get insurance (we are otherwise healthy young people). ***If she is pregnant, I doubt it.