PDA


PDA
USA
A federal law amending Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII). It expands the coverage of sex discrimination under Title VII to include discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions. The phrase "related medical conditions" is subject to judicial interpretation, and may include infertility and abortion.
It prohibits employers from discriminating against covered employees in the terms and conditions of employment, including:
• Hiring.
• Compensation.
• Employment benefits.
• Advancement.
• Employment training.
• Assignments.
• Termination of employment.
The PDA also prohibits harassment (see Practice Note, Harassment (www.practicallaw.com/9-502-7844)) and retaliation (see Practice Note, Retaliation (www.practicallaw.com/5-501-1430)). It also requires that employers treat employees, who are temporarily unable to perform job functions because of pregnancy or related medical conditions, the same as other employees who are temporarily disabled. Equal treatment includes holding positions open for pregnancy-related leave for the same time period as for disability or sick leave.
For more information on discrimination, see Practice Note, Discrimination Overview (www.practicallaw.com/3-503-3975).

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


PDA
Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • PdA — Basisdaten Gründungsdatum: 21. Mai 1944 Gründungsort: Basel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • PDA — (Public Display of Affection) (Internet) affectionate behavior that is done in a public place (hugging, kissing, etc.) PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) n. palm , small portable computer which provides tools for everyday office tasks (Computers) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • PDA — PDA, del inglés Personal Digital Assistant, (Ayudante personal digital) es un computador de mano originalmente diseñado como agenda electrónica. Hoy en día se puede usar como un ordenador doméstico (ver películas, crear documentos, navegar por… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • PDA — sigla ES ingl. Personal Digital Assistant, assistente informatico personale …   Dizionario italiano

  • PdA — [peːdeː |aː] die; ; nur Sg; (Abk für Partei der Arbeit) eine politische Partei in der Schweiz …   Langenscheidt Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache

  • PDA — 〈m.; Gen.: od. s, Pl.: s; EDV〉 = Organizer [Etym.: Abk. für engl. Personal Digital Assistant »persönlicher, digitaler Assistent«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • PDA — [ˌpi: di: ˈeı] n personal digital assistant a very small light computer that you can carry with you, and that you use to store information such as telephone numbers, addresses, and ↑appointments. Some PDAs can send and receive email, and connect… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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