When to Notify Your Employer You're Pregnant

Learn about different considerations for when to notify your employer about a pregnancy.

Rachel Steinhofer represents clients at Barrett McNagncy in the employment arena, defending employers against claims involving Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Indiana Wage Payment Statute, the Indiana Wage Claims Statute, and the Indiana Workers’ Compensation Act. In addition, Rachel interacts with administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), on behalf of clients.

Rachel also has experience in working with employers to educate them on union avoidance and how to manage unionization efforts. She has assisted with representing businesses during union negotiations and strike activity. 

What You'll Learn:

  • Deciding When to Notify Your Employer About Pregnancy
    Learn about different considerations for when to notify your employer about a pregnancy, including waiting until after the first trimester or when you start showing.
  • Managing Pregnancy Notification and FMLA Requirements
    Understand how to balance personal comfort with the need to provide your employer with sufficient time to prepare for your leave under FMLA.
  • Dealing with Emergency Situations During Pregnancy
    Discover how FMLA provisions address emergency situations, such as unexpected bedrest, and the protections offered to employees in these cases.
  • Personal Experiences with Pregnancy and Employment
    Gain insights from the speaker's personal experiences with managing pregnancy notifications and leave arrangements in the workplace.
  • Employee Rights Under FMLA
    Explore the rights and protections employees have under FMLA, especially in circumstances where advance notice of leave is not possible.

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