There are various laws prohibiting pregnancy based discrimination. The comments made by your general manager seem inappropriate. In addition, if you are being held to a different standard by being required to provide more medical documentation than employees absent for non-pregnancy related reasons that would also suggest illegal discrimination. You should speak with an employment attorney as each case is fact specific. I would be pleased to discuss your situation with you. My number is 860-216-1965.
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It is not unusual for an employer to ask that medical documentation be provided to determine what type of accommodation should be provided to you. However, it should not be used as a basis to terminate you unless you have been in breach of the terms and conditions. The comments were totally inappropriate and shows a need for training. Depending on the number of employees, file a complaint with your local state Human Right Rights Commission and/or simultaneously with the EEOC. If the employer continues their discriminatory practices and starts retaliating against you for making a complaint or the environment gets worst contact an attorney immediately.
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