What are your rights if you are pregnant and you are afraid to tell your boss? The following short video will help you to better understand what your rights are when you are pregnant.

Transcript

So you’re scared to tell your employer you’re pregnant. You want to know what your rights are. I completely understand that. I have never not had pregnancy cases since I’ve opened my practice in California. It’s completely up to you when you want to tell your employer you’re pregnant.

When you come back from maternity leave, you are entitled to the same or similar position when you come back as long as you have worked for an employer with five or more employees. You’re entitled to breastfeed at your job and to have a private place to do that. You are entitled to the same or similar pay.

It is very clear, federal law is clear, California law is even broader. If you’re pregnant or you’ve just tried to return from maternity leave and you’ve been wrongfully terminated, we’re here to help.

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