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New York City's Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Published February 28th, 2014 -

In October of 2013, New York City enacted the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (Act). Under the new law, most employers in New York City must provide reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers. This post will explain what the Act accomplishes, why it was nece... More »

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act: An Explainer

Published November 25th, 2013 -

On November 7, the United States Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 (ENDA) in a bipartisan vote of 64 – 32. The bill protects individuals from discrimination in employment, including hiring and firing decisions, and compensation ... More »