Kroger is facing a class-action federal lawsuit that claims the
major grocery store chain discriminated against pregnant women in
middle Tennessee.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Kroger is facing a class-action federal lawsuit that claims the major grocery store chain discriminated against pregnant women in middle Tennessee.
Two years ago, Jessica Craddock, the plaintiff in the lawsuit, says she was working in Kroger's deli department when she was pregnant with her now two-year-old son.
“My baby dropped in my cervix due to lifting,” Craddock told NewsChannel 5.
After that, Craddock’s doctor told her she couldn't lift more than 10 pounds.
She says Kroger then put her on light duty in the deli, but after two weeks, Kroger told her she'd have to go home without pay, and she couldn't come back to work until she could lift heavy boxes again – one of her job requirements.
“It was unexpected, it was stressful,” Craddock said. “I didn't even know if I was going to be able to...
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