Pregnant workers have new protections. Here’s what to expect from your boss.

BY: - August 27, 2023

Almost two months after workplace accommodations for pregnant workers became law, the rules surrounding what employers can and cannot do have yet to be finalized — but that doesn’t mean the protections are not in place. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s proposed regulations are expected to offer more clarity once finalized, but workers can still […]

Federal agency asks for public input on proposal to implement Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

BY: - August 7, 2023

The proposed rule can be viewed on the federal register and will be published for public comment beginning on Aug. 11. It will remain open for comment for 60 days. 

Casey visits Harrisburg, celebrates the newly enacted Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

BY: - July 21, 2023

Talking to reporters on Friday, Casey said he was “grateful” to see the PWFA enacted after a decade of work to get it across the finish line. 

The ceiling of the main Rotunda inside Pennsylvania’s Capitol building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

Pa. Democrat proposes statewide protections for pregnant workers, building on federal PWFA

BY: - July 11, 2023

Sen. Amanda Cappelletti said the proposal is a “commonsense” bill that protects pregnant people without creating “a significant burden” on employers.

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: What’s in it, what does it mean for Pennsylvanians?

BY: - July 2, 2023

The PWFA prohibits a covered employer from requiring an employee to accept an accommodation without a discussion about the accommodation, denying a job or employment opportunity to a qualified employee or applicant based on the person's need for a reasonable accommodation, and requiring an employee to take leave if another reasonable accommodation can be provided that would let the employee keep working, according to the EEOC.