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Plaintiffs’ Attorneys

Attorneys who represent pregnant workers today have a variety of employee-protective laws at their disposal. But they aren’t straightforward. Plaintiffs’ lawyers must master Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, PUMP Act, the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, and dozens of state accommodation laws. The resources below can help.
Training: An Introduction to the PWFA

This 2023 webinar from the our team at the Center for WorkLife Law along with the National Employment Lawyers Association and the ACLU gives plaintiffs’ attorneys an overview of the new federal Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. This landmark law requires employers to provide needed accommodations to workers who are pregnant or have related conditions.

Training: An Introduction to the PUMP Act

This 2023 webinar from the our team at the Center for WorkLife Law along with the National Employment Lawyers Association and the ACLU gives plaintiffs’ attorneys an overview of the new federal PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act. This landmark law requires employers nationwide to provide lactation break time and space for their employees.

Issue Spotting Checklist

This checklist identifies common factual scenarios that arise when an employer fails to accommodate a pregnant worker, and flags the various legal claims that can be made. Note, this resource was created before the enactment of the PWFA, which provides additional causes of action.

ACCOMMODATION IDEAS

This guide provides accommodations ideas to match many common pregnancy-related impairments.

Pregnancy Lawsuits on the Rise

WorkLife Law’s 2016 report Caregivers in the Workplace gives an overview of trends in pregnancy and family responsibilities related employment cases.

Federal Enforcement Guidance

Contact Us for Guidance

 Attorneys representing employees in pregnancy accommodation or family responsibilities discrimination matters may seek guidance from the experts at WorkLife Law. Send an email to [email protected] or call 415-565-4640. 

WorkLife Law also maintains a network of practicing attorneys who would like to receive case referrals and substantive information concerning family responsibilities discrimination and pregnancy accommodation.  To apply to join the attorney network, send an email to [email protected].

You have new rights as a pregnant, postpartum, or lactating worker! Learn more about the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act today.
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