News and Updates
The 1978 Pregnancy Discrimination Act amended Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibiting employment discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions constitute sex discrimination under Title VII. As a federal law this supersedes state laws. State laws can provide additional protections to the federal law, but cannot be more liberal. Most states have additional state-level protections.
There is greater variability between states concerning workplace breastfeeding accommodation laws. The US Department of Labor has an interactive map and state-by-state guide. You can check out how your state compares to other states and territories HERE.
September 16-19, 2016
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