Pregnant Workers

U.S. Supreme Court Leave in Place Denial of Telework Accommodation in Response to New Mom's Medically-Unjustified Request
May 27, 2023
On Monday, May 15th, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from a former Georgia state worker, Nicole Owens, who challenged her employer’s decision not to grant her extended post-maternity leave telework.
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Expanded Protections for Pregnant and Nursing Employees
January 9, 2023
On December 29, 2022, President Biden signed into law an omnibus appropriations bill, which expands protections for pregnant and nursing employees under The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) and the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers (PUMP) Act.
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Protections for Pregnant and Nursing Mothers in the Omnibus Spending Bill
January 5, 2023
The recently-enacted Consolidation Appropriations Act of 2023 (H.R. 2617) included two provisions for pregnant and nursing mothers.
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Nevada Legislature Enacts New Law For Nursing Mothers
June 20, 2017
Assembly Bill 113, recently signed by the Governor of Nevada, requires private and public employers to provide nursing mothers a reasonable break time and a clean, private place to express breast milk.
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Alert! Nevada Legislature Passes New Employment Law For Pregnant Workers
June 13, 2017
At the end of the recently concluded session, the Nevada Legislature passed and the Governor signed the Nevada Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act that applies to employers of 15 or more employees.  The Act expands an employer's obligations to accommodate pregnant female employees and applicants as well as those who are suffering from a condition related to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical or mental condition.
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May 31

(Not Terribly Useful) Guidance from the DOL on the FMLA and Holidays

May 30

EEOC Updates COVID-Related Guidance For Employers As The Feds Declare An End To The Public Health Emergency

May 26

The EEOC Targets the Use of AI in Employment Decisions