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17 weeks pregnant & no one will hire me

I'm 28 years old & in the Colorado Springs, CO area. Does ayoe know of any companies around here that will hire pregnant women? I've been doing Logistics & Supply for the Army for the past 6 years but I'll take just about aything right now. Any advice or info? Thank so much :(

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Asked by brknhalo22 at 1:13 PM on Mar. 17, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • they don't have the right to turn you down because you're pregnant. if this is the reason they gave you (some plaves make up some other off the wall reason, but in reality it's cuz you're pregnant) then you can sue them if you're up to it

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:15 PM on Mar. 17, 2010

  • Babiesrus wil hire you, so will motherhood maternity.

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 1:15 PM on Mar. 17, 2010

  • Really? I will have to check them out. Thank you so much :)

    Answer by brknhalo22 at 1:17 PM on Mar. 17, 2010

  • Mrs.Owen86: I would hope that those places would hire someone who is pregnant. That would be kind of messed up if they didn't.
    OP: other than those listed I don't know of any.

    Answer by JAIRATRACI at 1:18 PM on Mar. 17, 2010

  • I got offered a REALLY great job working for the govt like I did before however I did not tell them I was pregnant. I fear they will find another reason and I'll never know if it WAS b/c of the baby :( So I need other backup options in case they do turn me away.

    Answer by brknhalo22 at 1:18 PM on Mar. 17, 2010

  • Yes they will, I was 30 weeks and offered a job at babiesrus.. THose two stores have no problem hireing mommy to bes.

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 1:18 PM on Mar. 17, 2010

  • Don't tell them. They can't ask and they can't fire you once they hired you

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:23 PM on Mar. 17, 2010

  • I thought about hiding it but then I realized b/c it's the govt, they will find out before I get hired because I have to do a urine test for drugs & such :(

    Answer by brknhalo22 at 1:24 PM on Mar. 17, 2010

  • My sister was about 4 or 5 months when she was hired as a leasing consultant at an apt. she didnt tell them and she wore an outfit that didnt make her look preg. They couldnt fire her after she was hired because she was preg.

    Answer by DilsMommy at 1:25 PM on Mar. 17, 2010

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