By the Numbers: Women Continue to Face Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace – An Analysis of U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Charges (Fiscal Years 2011-2015)

Source: National Partnership for Women & Families, Data Brief, October 2016

From the press release:
Tens of thousands of women throughout the United States continue to experience pregnancy discrimination in the workplace, according to a new analysis. The National Partnership for Women & Families conducted the study using the most recent data available from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). It finds that, between October 2010 and September 2015, nearly 31,000 charges of pregnancy discrimination were filed with the EEOC and state-level agencies, and the number of charges remained relatively unchanged from year to year. The analysis is being released today, on the 38th anniversary of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA). ….