Too many employers discriminate and retaliate against pregnant workers when they ask for necessary workplace accommodations so they can continue to work and have a healthy pregnancy. The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act would change that. Take two minutes to send a letter to your senators asking them to support pregnant workers.
The PWFA would create a clear standard requiring employers to engage with workers and provide reasonable accommodations to workers with pregnancy-related limitations.
The accommodations can include:
- More frequent breaks
- Flexibility in schedule for doctor appointments
- Reassigning tasks that include heavy lifting
PWFA has bipartisan support in both the U.S. Senate and House, and is endorsed by organizations and groups across the political spectrum.
The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act will allow pregnant people to remain on the job to support their families without risking their health or the health of their baby.