With Zachary N. Klein and Michael J. Slocum.

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, scheduled to go into effect on January 29, 2014, requires employers in New York City to provide their pregnant employees with “reasonable accommodations” for their pregnancies or related medical conditions. Employers in the City of New York should prepare by considering pregnancy‐related conditions that may be covered under the new law, reviewing their current policies in light of these legal developments, and training supervisors to be mindful of the new law and its effects. This Alert describes important considerations that employers should keep in mind.

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