Georgia has no state law that specifically prohibits private employers from discriminating on the basis of pregnancy in their employment practices.
Public employers. The Georgia Fair Employment Practices (FEP) Act prohibits employment practices in the public sector that discriminate on the basis of sex, which includes pregnancy, maternity, and related medical conditions.
As a general rule, women affected by one of these must be treated the same for all employment-related purposes, including receipt of benefits under fringe benefit programs, as employees with other types of temporary disabilities.
The law covers public employers with 15 or more employees.