House Lawmakers Float Pregnant Worker Accommodation Bill

Law360 (May 14, 2019, 9:15 PM EDT) -- A bipartisan group of House lawmakers led by Reps. Bobby Scott, D-Va., and Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., unveiled legislation on Tuesday that would require businesses to make reasonable job adjustments for pregnant employees to help them do their jobs.

Scott, who chairs the Education and Labor Committee, along with Nadler and Reps. John Katko, R-N.Y., Lucy McBath, D-Ga., and Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., introduced the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which would make employers offer reasonable accommodations to employees who are pregnant as long as they don't pose an "undue hardship" on the business.

The lawmakers said in a statement that the bill,...

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