November 15, 2017
Still, be careful about sharing your secret with any co-workers before letting your boss know. Pregnancy discrimination is still an issue women contend with, and if your boss gets wind that you’re pregnant, it can lead to some gray areas.
“If you weren’t on record as having told them that you’re pregnant, someone inclined to discriminate against pregnant women could fire you but then later claim they had no idea [that you were pregnant],” says Tom Spiggle, founder of Arlington-based Spiggle Law Firm, which specializes in employee rights cases, and the author of “You’re Pregnant? You’re Fired!: Protecting Mothers, Fathers and Other Caregivers in the Workplace.”
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