H.R.5647: Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

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Bill Cosponsors

112 (All Democrats)

Bill Summary

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act - Declares it an unlawful employment practice for employers, employment agencies, labor organizations, and other specified entities to: (1) not make reasonable accommodations to known limitations related to the pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions of job applicants or employees, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on such an entity's business operation; (2) deny employment...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, Oversight and Government Reform, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to House Education and the Workforce
Referred to House House Administration
Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
Referred to House Judiciary
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.
May 8, 2012

Introduced in the House by Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.)

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