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Are You In Compliance with the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act That Went Into Effect April 1st?

If you have not taken steps to comply with the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (“PWFA”), you are already in violation of the statutory mandate related to required postings.  149 more words

Massachusetts

Pregnant Workers Receive Accommodations

Beginning in April of 2018, employers in Massachusetts will need to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant employees, including measures to prevent discrimination against those pregnant workers who request an accommodation. 56 more words

EBSO

Pregnant Workers Receive Accommodations

Beginning in April of 2018, employers in Massachusetts will need to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant employees, including measures to prevent discrimination against those pregnant workers who request an accommodation. 56 more words

Diversified Group

Pregnant Workers Receive Accommodations

Beginning in April of 2018, employers in Massachusetts will need to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant employees, including measures to prevent discrimination against those pregnant workers who request an accommodation. 56 more words

Self Insured Plans

Massachusetts Enacts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

On July 27, 2017, Governor Charlie Baker signed the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (“PWFA”).  Historically, courts have struggled with the issue of whether pregnancy is a “disability” that must be accommodated under the Americans with Disabilities Act (the “ADA”) as well as under Massachusetts law.  378 more words

Employment Discrimination