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. 

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. 


A new law can help some pregnant workers with climate crisis-level heat this summer | Opinion

BY: - June 16, 2023

But lawmakers still must act for those left behind.

Here’s what you need to know about new workplace protections for pregnant, nursing workers

BY: - January 5, 2023

U.S. Sens. Bob Casey, D-Pa., and Bill Cassidy, R-La., co-sponsored the measure strengthening pregnant workers’ rights.