H.R.2417: Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

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131 (129 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

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Pregnant Workers Fairness Act This bill prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for job applicants or employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. Specifically, the bill declares that it is an unlawful employment practice to: (1) fail to make reasonable accommodations to known limitations of such job applicants or employees, unless the accommodation would impose...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Date Description
June 7, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
May 11, 2017
Referred to House Judiciary
May 11, 2017
Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
May 11, 2017
Referred to House Administration
May 11, 2017
Referred to House Education and the Workforce
May 11, 2017
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.
May 11, 2017

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

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