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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

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

News

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

Discrimination

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

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