Advice from HR for the job-seeking pregnant woman

Do you need to tell a potential employer that you are pregnant?

According to Evil HR Lady, “It is illegal to discrminate against someone because of her pregnancy. Therefore, if they wouldn’t hae hired you because of the pregnancy they would have been violating the law. Therefore, you do not have to feel any guilt, as they could not legally consider it anyway.

(This isn’t to say that people don’t actually consider it, they do. But, legally, they shouldn’t.)

I look on pregnancy as a great thing, so congratulations! Keep in mind, though, that you won’t be eligible for FMLA, as you won’t have been an employee for a year before the baby is born…”

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