EEOC Expands Protections for Pregnancy and Pregnancy-Related Conditions

On July 14, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued new Enforcement Guidance (the “Guidance”) that expands a female employee’s rights under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (the “PDA”).   Pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions now encompass every aspect of the reproductive process, including conception (e.g., infertility treatment) and decisions not to conceive (e.g., contraceptives), pregnancy or…