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Saturday, September 3, 2011

Maternity Leave When Surrogate Used

From ABC News:

In a case that mixes reproductive technology, family law and employment law, a woman who used a surrogate to give birth to her twins is suing her employer and a senior human resources analyst in a U.S. District Court in Massachusetts for refusing to grant her paid maternity leave.

Kara Krill, a clinical business manager on New York's Long Island, has claimed breach of contract, breach of good faith and fair dealing, discrimination on the basis of her disability and gender, and negligent misrepresentation on the part of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, headquartered in Lexington, Mass. She seeks an injunction and compensatory and punitive damages for employment law violations.

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That sounds like a violation of FMLA.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Attorneys | Sep 3, 2011 6:53:10 PM

That's a tough call - I think FMLA would come into play here though.

Posted by: Oklahoma City Divorce Attorneys | Sep 19, 2011 7:11:06 PM

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