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Fetal protection in the workplace

women"s rights, business interests, and the unborn

by Robert H. Blank

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Pregnant women -- Employment -- Law and legislation -- United States,
    • Fetus -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States,
    • Fetus -- Abnormalities,
    • Pregnancy -- Complications

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [196]-214) and index.

      StatementRobert H. Blank.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3467 .B57 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 225 p. ;
      Number of Pages225
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1737742M
      ISBN 100231076940
      LC Control Number92042906

      fetal protection policies put into place by hazardous environments, worried about chemicals and childbearing a form of gender discrimination, the best way to at least protect your company somehow is to change the environment to make it less hazardous.   Laws promising to protect women by discriminating against them in the workplace became common, and it was only in , with the passage of Title VII of the Federal Civil Rights Act that they were invalidated. But, even then, it was unclear how actual pregnancies should be .


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Fetal protection initiatives are insufficient because they focus only on one narrow aspect of risk to fetal and child health, ignoring exposures in the environment and workplace which place many fetuses and children at risk. The new fetal protection is discriminatory. Fetal protection proponents overlook the risks created by the use of assisted Cited by: the major fetal organs are formed.

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Lamber. In April petitioners filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, a class action challenging Johnson Controls' fetal-protection policy as sex discrimination that violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of FETAL PROTECTION POLICIES: A STATUTORY PROPOSAL IN THE WAKE OF INTERNATIONAL UNION, UA W v.

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Creator. Blank, Robert. Bibliographic Citation. POLITICS AND THE LIFE SCIENCES August; 11(2): Permanent Link. Get this from a library. A Report on the EEOC, Title VII and workplace fetal protection policies in the s.

[United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor.;]. Pregnancy can affect your safety as a worker. If you are pregnant, we encourage you to discuss possible job hazards with your employer, health and safety office at work (if there is one), and doctor, as soon as possible.

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The Roman law also envisaged that if a slave mother had been free for any period between the time of the conception and childbirth. Johnson Controls felt that it had a “moral obligation to the parties that cannot participate in the woman’s decisions; namely, the fetus.” Protecting the Unborn at Work Question One Joseph and Alexandra LeMay Question Four Do you agree that Johnson Controls's fetal protection.

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