Webinar Recording: A Family Affair – Employer Obligations for Pregnant Employees and New Parents

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While a normal pregnancy is not considered an Americans with Disabilities (ADA) disability, there are employer obligations that may come into play with pregnant employees. Pregnancy is a strategic priority for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and as an employer, it’s important to know your obligations to pregnant employees, new parents, and caregivers.

This session provided practical guidance on nondiscrimination protections and the latest state laws requiring accommodations for the common conditions associated with pregnancy. It also provided cautionary tales of the things employers have done to attract the EEOC’s attention to help you avoid the same fate. And since we know employer responsibilities don’t end at birth, it also discussed an overview of laws regarding new parents and caregiver responsibilities.


  • Marti Cardi, J.D., VP, Product Compliance, Matrix Absence Management, Inc.
  • Gail Cohen, J.D., Director, Employment Law & Compliance, Matrix Absence Management, Inc.


This webinar qualifies for the following CEUs: 1 CLMS, 1 CPDM, 1 PHR, and 1 SHRM. If you are interested in receiving continuing education credit for the recorded webinar, you will need to watch the full webinar, and then download your certificate of attendance from the “Webinar Recording and Continuing Education” tab.

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