Friday, August 11, 2023

EEOC publishes proposed rule for Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

This week, the EEOC published a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) for the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA). The PWFA went into effect on June 27, 2023. In a nutshell:

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The PWFA requires covered employers to provide reasonable accommodations to a worker’s known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, unless the accommodation will cause the employer an undue hardship.

 Employers may find the following resources helpful:

Comments are due on or before October 23, 2023, and the Final Rule will follow sometime after that. 

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