The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (” EEOC”) on July 14, 2014 issued an Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination   The document, which was not published for public comment prior to its release, purports to provide guidance regarding the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (“PDA”) and the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”) as it applies to pregnant workers.  The

The question of whether obesity meets the definition of a “disability” under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) has received significant play over the past few years.  The issue first emerged in 2011 when the EEOC filed suit on behalf of the estate of a very obese woman who was terminated from her employment with