Sen. Unveils Anti-Discrimination Bill For Pregnant Workers

Law360, New York (September 17, 2012, 4:10 PM EDT) -- A proposal that would provide pregnant employees with protections similar to those extended to disabled workers picked up steam Friday when a U.S. senator unveiled a companion to a bill previously introduced in the House of Representatives.

At the offices of Philadelphia nonprofit organization Maternity Care Coalition, Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr., D-Pa., released details about his Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, meant to serve as a companion to legislation proposed in the House in May. The bill, which Casey said is modeled after the Americans with...
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