Tag: Motherhood Maternity

To All Working Moms, Happy Mother’s Day 2022

To all our readers, friends, and colleagues, Happy Mother’s Day! “Working mothers are essential to our country’s economic future and competitiveness,” says Jill Koziol, co-founder and CEO of Motherly. According to the annual State of Motherhood Study, 48% of mothers are dissatisfied with their employer’s lack of flexibility and paid time off—the number one reason […]

Pregnancy Bias: Maternity Retailer to Pay Big in Discrimination Case

In an ironic twist, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has announced that Philadelphia-based Mothers Work, Inc., which does business as Motherhood Maternity, will pay $375,000 to settle a lawsuit charging that the maternity clothes retailer refused to hire pregnant applicants. In addition, the EEOC charged that the company retaliated against a former assistant manager, LaShonda […]