In light of the U.S. Supreme Court decision on June 24, 2022, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which holds that access to abortion is not a constitutional right, employers are faced with myriad challenges moving forward. Our Labor and Employment lawyers, working with Reed Smith’s Reproductive Health Working Group, address some of the questions employers must consider now in terms of their workforces, including whether or not take a position publicly; how to manage their employees’ reactions in the workplace; dealing with claims involving religious and political opinion discrimination; and which policies to review in order to stay compliant.
Our client update is below:
Please reach out to the authors or the Reed Smith labor and employment lawyer with whom you normally work. We will continue to monitor developments and provide updates in response to the Dobbs opinion.