Elizabeth Warren shares stories of other women who experienced pregnancy discrimination

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However she informed CBS Information in an interview posted on Tuesday night that, whilst President Donald Trump has set fundraising information, she wouldn't change how her marketing campaign raises cash if she received the Democratic nomination. But Trudy Randall and Sharon Ercalano each said that a non-tenured, pregnant employee like Warren would have had little job security at Riverdale in 1971, seven years before the Pregnancy Discrimination Act was passed. I still remember that first year as a special needs teacher. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) about being fired in the early 1970s because she was pregnant. A key part of her stump speech, Warren told the story most recently to a crowd in San Diego: "I was visibly pregnant".

"I'm just going to be blunt", she said in February.

Warren appeared to first mention the pregnancy aspect in her book, published in 2014.

Two retired teachers who worked at Riverdale Elementary for over 30 years, including the year Warren was there, told CBS News that they don't remember anyone being explicitly fired due to pregnancy during their time at the school. If she succeeds and moves on the general, Warren's pledge will be scrutinized and cast as a broken promise if she so much as hosts a wealthy donor at any campaign event, while Trump will remain free to fundraise as he pleases. Namely, that Warren was only in a temporary teaching position because she didn't have the credits and would have to go back to school if she wanted to keep her position.

In a shift from her prior stance, Elizabeth Warren announced Tuesday that her campaign would commit to not taking campaign cash from big-dollar fundraisers - even in a general election match-up against Trump. She had been responding to unsubstantiated accusations that she had actually voluntarily resigned. "Minutes from a board meeting held two months later, on June 16, 1971, indicate that Warren's resignation was 'accepted with regret'".

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The Washington Free Beacon unearthed the minutes from a 1971 board of education meeting in which its members offered her a second year teaching contract.

Warren insists that after one year of teaching, the principal told her the job promised to her would go to someone else. Although she didn't comment for the article, she later said the extension was granted before her pregnancy was showing and that the offer was later rescinded. OK.

- Lyz a real sweetheart (@lyzl) October 8, 2019When I was 7 months pregnant in 2012, my boss hauled me into his office and chewed me out for "putting [him] in a real bind by going on maternity leave". "I did that for a year, and then that summer I didn't have the education courses, so I was on an 'emergency certificate, ' it was called", Warren said in 2007. She said, "All I know is I was 22 years old, I was 6 months pregnant, and the job that I had been promised for the next year was going to someone else".

In addressing the apparent nuances over whether she was specifically fired or pushed to resign, Warren told CBS, "When someone calls you in and says, the job that you've been hired for for next year, is no longer yours, we're giving it to someone else". Additionally, the time women take off of work during pregnancy can result in a skill and experience gap that puts them behind men of the same age. "I'm just not going to do it", Warren stated.

"The idea that you would be a mother and also work was not something that a lot of employers really believed at the time - and I there's some evidence that that's still true", Ziegler added.

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