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Massachusetts Enacts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

On July 27, 2017, Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker signed into law “An Act Establishing the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act.” The new law (i) prohibits discrimination against employees on the basis of pregnancy or a condition related to pregnancy and (ii) requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to expectant and new mothers in the workplace. … Continue Reading

Amendment to Florida Civil Rights Act Codifies and Extends Florida Supreme Court’s 2014 Prohibiting Pregnancy Discrimination

Effective July 1, 2015, the Florida Civil Rights Act (FCRA) will include an amendment expressly prohibiting pregnancy-based discrimination in employment practices and places of public accommodation. See Ch. 2015-68, §§ 1-8, Laws of Fla. The bill codifies and extends the Florida Supreme Court’s 2014 ruling, Delva v. Continental Group, Inc., in which the Court held … Continue Reading