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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

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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

Pregnancy

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

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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

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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

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