Legal Group Says Calif. Pregnancy Law A Good Model For U.S.

Law360, San Diego (May 11, 2012, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a show of support for a federal bill that would prevent employers from discriminating against pregnant women, a nonprofit legal group on Friday released a report making the case that the U.S. government could learn a thing or two from California’s pregnancy accommodation law.

New York and California Democrats on Tuesday proposed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which would require companies to make reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers, such as temporarily reassigning them to lighter-duty tasks or providing them with a stool while working at...
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