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Data Shows U.S. Workers Want the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act—and More Policies Like It

Slowly but surely pregnant workers are gaining more workplace protections, but Congress still needs to act.

The legislation would address longstanding gaps of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, which was enacted 35 years ago this month.

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Report: Pregnant Workers Continue to Face Widespread Discrimination on the Job

Slowly but surely pregnant workers are gaining more workplace protections, but Congress still needs to act.

A new report issued by the National Women’s Law Center and A Better Balance shows that pregnancy discrimination remains a significant drag on the economy.

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Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Introduced in Both House and Senate

Democrats introduced a bill designed to remedy pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. Will any Republicans support it?

Democrats introduced a bill designed to remedy pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. Will any Republicans support it?

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Second Presidential Debate Still Too Glossy on Women’s Economic Issues

Come November 7th, there are deeper questions to be tackled by both the President and Congress regarding issues of poverty that disproportionately impact women.

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Going Nowhere Slow: Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Few will ever hear of Amber Reeves, a pregnant truck driver who was fired after requesting accommodations in her work duties. She couldn’t perform her regular duties, so her employer terminated her. Unglamorous and unprotected by the law, pregnant women in labor-intensive jobs often find themselves in this kind of predicament.

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