Turner v. Department of Emplt. Security,
423 U.S. 44 (1975)

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Turner v. Department of Emplt. Security, 423 U.S. 44 (1975)

Turner v. Department of Employment Security of Utah

No. 74-1312.

Decided November 17, 1975

423 U.S. 44


Utah statute making pregnant women ineligible for unemployment compensation for a period extending from 12 weeks before the expected date of childbirth until six weeks after childbirth held violative of the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment as incorporating a conclusive presumption that women are unable to work during the 18-week period because of pregnancy and childbirth. Cleveland Board of Education v. LaFleur, 414 U. S. 632.

Certiorari granted; 531 P.2d 870, vacated and remanded.

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