if you are 7 months pregnant and are terminated from your job does the employer have to keep you covered until you deliver

Asked on June 5, 2009 under Insurance Law, Tennessee


MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

Keep you covered for what? Not sure what you are asking.  Most states employment is at will.  Your employer cannot fire you because you are pregnant.  Are you talking about insurance? Usually cobra would be an option for you. You should also try unemployment or short term disability.

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