[JURIST] The Florida Supreme Court [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Thursday that employers cannot discriminate against pregnant women under Florida state law. The court held that the Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 (FCRA) [text], which makes it "an unlawful employment practice for an employer to discriminate based on an individual," includes discrimination based on pregnancy, which is a natural condition and primary characteristic unique to the female sex. In making its decision, the court focused on previous case law...

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