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  1. Justices Roberts, Alito deliver win for pregnant womenRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Pregnant women won a somewhat surprising victory at the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday. The court's four liberals got help from Chief Justice John Roberts, who joined the majority opinion by Justice Stephen Breyer, and a surprise concurrence in the judgment from Justice Samuel Alito, who rarely crosses over to the liberal side.

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  2. Supreme Court Delivers New Life to Pregnancy Discrimination ClaimRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | JD Supra

    Executive Summary: On March 25, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued an opinion that redefines the standard for disparate treatment claims under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act . In Young v.

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  3. Supreme Court Sets New Standard for Pregnancy Discrimination ClaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | JD Supra

    In a 6-3 decision, the United States Supreme Court gave new life ths week to former UPS driver Peggy Young's claim of unlawful pregnancy discrimination when it vacated the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals' decision affirming the dismissal of Ms. Young's claim against her former employer.

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  4. U.S. Supreme Court Vacates Fourth Circuit's Decision Under the Pregnancy Discrimination ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | JD Supra

    On Wednesday, in a 6-3 decision with Justice Breyer writing for the majority, the Supreme Court revived Peggy Young's pregnancy discrimination claim against UPS under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act in Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc .

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  5. Ala. may have improperly redistricted black votersRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Columbia Daily Herald

    In a rare Supreme Court victory for the voting rights of minorities, the justices ruled 5-4 Wednesday that a lower court must reassess whether Alabama improperly packed too many black voters into certain districts, diluting their voting strength in other districts. Justice Stephen Breyer said there was "strong, perhaps overwhelming evidence" that in the one state Senate district examined closely in the court record, race had been used impermissibly as a criteria, and that other districts had apparently been drawn in a similar manner.

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  6. Court revives case involving a pregnant UPS employeeRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... the same "as other persons not so affected but similar in their ability or inability to work." Justice Stephen Breyer acknowledged the difficulty a court could encounter in trying to implement that second clause. But one consideration should be ...

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  7. Supreme Court Decides Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | JD Supra

    On March 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama , No.

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  8. What UPS v. Young Means for Corporate Employment PoliciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | FindLaw

    On Wednesday, the Supreme Court allowed a lawsuit brought by a pregnant driver against UPS to proceed . The driver, Peggy Young, was told by her doctor that she shouldn't be lifting more than 20 pounds.

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  9. Pregnant UPS Employee Can Proceed With Discrimination SuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | FindLaw

    An employment policy that accommodates disabled workers must also accommodate pregnant workers, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday in a 6-3 opinion in Young v. UPS .

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  10. WSJ Ed Board Should Read Journal's Own Reporting On EPA Mercury RuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Media Matters for America

    ... And Air Toxics Standards. In a March 25 editorial, the Wall Street Journal claimed that Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer "pull[ed] a fast one" during oral arguments by suggesting that the EPA could consider costs "at some point later ... after ...

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  11. Feldman: Roberts, Alito deliver a win for pregnant workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Denver Post

    ... The court's four liberals got help from Chief Justice John Roberts, who joined the majority opinionby Justice Stephen Breyer, and a surprise concurrence in the judgment from Justice Samuel Alito, who rarely crosses over to the liberal side. Roberts ...

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  12. Supreme Court: Pregnant Driver Can Sue UPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | FindLaw

    ... disagreed, and now the district court will hear evidence as to whether UPS treated Young equally. Justice Stephen Breyer wrote the majority opinion, and said there is a "genuine dispute as to whether UPS provided more favorable treatment to at least ...

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  13. UPS Ruling Delivers Pregnancy Discrimination GuidanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Law.com

    ... for light duty accommodations as UPS workers impacted by other conditions. In a 6-3 ruling, with Justice Stephen Breyer authoring the majority opinion, the court did not go so far as to strike down the UPS policy as illegal, or uphold Young's ...

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  14. NEWSFLASH: Supreme Court Protects Pregnant WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Ms. Magazine

    ... with a 6-3 vote, in the case of Young v. UPS. The facts of the case follow, as presented by Justice Stephen Breyer in his majority opinion : The petitioner, Peggy Young, worked as a part-time driver for the respondent, United Parcel Service (UPS). ...

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  15. US Supreme Court sides with plaintiff in pregnant worker case against UPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The China Post

    ... who are able to work up until the day of delivery." In a majority statement written by Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, the Supreme Court said the employer "may seek to justify its refusal to accommodate the plaintiff by relying on legitimate, ...

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  16. Court revives pregnant worker's caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Iol.co.za

    ... be required to lift packages weighing more than 20 pounds (9kg). Writing for the majority, liberal Justice Stephen Breyer said the lower court failed to consider the effects of UPS policies that covered non-pregnant workers who might have ...

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  17. Unicorns and Gerrymanders at the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Atlantic

    ... did before. This required extremely pernickety transfers of black voters. In one instance, cited by Justice Stephen Breyer in his , the state transferred 15,785 voters to a new district: 15,749 were black and 36 were white. This was, Breyer added, ...

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  18. Court Rules Against Alabama RedistrictingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The vote was 5-4, with Justice Anthony Kennedy joining the court's four more liberal members to form a majority. Justice Stephen Breyer, writing for the majority, said a lower court had erred in considering the case on a statewide basis rather than district by district.

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  19. Supreme Court rejects Alabama caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | KETV-TV

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday sent disputed redistricting plans in Alabama --- drawn by a Republican-led legislature after the 2010 census -- back down to a lower court to take a second look. Justice Stephen Breyer, writing for a 5-4 majority, said the lower court had done an incorrect analysis in part by failing to carefully examine the role of race on a district-by-district basis.

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  20. Why Supreme Court sent key voting rights case back to AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Christian Science Monitor

    The US Supreme Court in Washington is shown in this Oct. 3, 2014 file photo. The justices on Wednesday sent back an Alabama case to a three-judge panel to weigh whether the state legislature improperly relied on race when it redrew voting districts in 2012.

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