H.R.1975: Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

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Bill Cosponsors

142 (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) fail to 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)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 6 statements associated with H.R.1975.

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 8, 2013
Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.
June 14, 2013
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
May 14, 2013
Referred to House Judiciary
May 14, 2013
Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
May 14, 2013
Referred to House Administration
May 14, 2013
Referred to House Education and the Workforce
May 14, 2013

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

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