Gender discrimination (also called sex discrimination) is prohibited by state and federal law.
Title VII and South Carolina statutes prohibit employers from discriminating against employees or
treating employees in a discriminatory manner because of their gender. Discriminatory treatment includes
unequal pay based on gender (often unequal pay for women) and disparate treatment for pregnancy
(pregnancy discrimination ) or taking medical leave under FMLA.
In addition, you cannot be fired or denied employment because of your gender.
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