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Pa. Lawmaker Introduces Bill Offering Pregnant Women More Job Protection

By Kim Glovas

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Pregnant women would have more job protection under a bill introduced recently by Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senator Bob Casey.

Senator Casey had introduced the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act originally in 2012 and 2013. 94 more words


How We Treat—or Mistreat—Pregnant Workers in the U.S.

Letting a pregnant cashier sit on a stool. Allowing a pregnant worker to carry a water bottle as she stocks shelves. These things seem like common sense—but in many states, employers deny pregnant workers these simple, reasonable accommodations. 407 more words


Delaware's Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Last September, Delaware enacted a law (the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act), which outlawed employment discrimination based on pregnancy and related conditions. The law has now gone into effect and Delaware employers, in addition to not being able to discriminate on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth or related conditions, have notification obligations. 170 more words

Employment Practices

Lawmakers raise awareness about "Pregnant Workers Fairness Act"

As the U.S. Supreme Court gets ready to hear a landmark pregnancy discrimination case, lawmakers are pushing for legislation that will protect pregnant workers in Pennsylvania. 367 more words


New Federal Guidelines On Pregnancy Discrimination Align with Pregnancy Discrimination Act

I received an email today from Pennsylvanians for Choice. They requested that we publicize a news article from the Feminist Majority.  It is an article that summarizes new federal guidelines on pregnancy discrimination law related to women’s employment.  437 more words


White House Summit on Working Families -- What You Need to Know

In the first-ever Summit on Working Families, President Obama came forward as an advocate for working parents, vowing to make working conditions in the United States more conducive to raising kids. 580 more words


By May 30, NYC Employers Must Provide Notice of Rights to All Employees Under Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

By Scott J. Wenner

In the final months of the Bloomberg Administration, the New York City Council passed and Mayor Bloomberg signed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), which became effective on January 30, 2014. 379 more words

Employment Discrimination