Tennessee Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Tasha PattersonLegislative Updates

The “Tennessee Pregnant Workers Fairness Act” (Senate Bill 2520) requires every employer with at least 15 employees to make a reasonable accommodation for an employee’s or prospective employee’s medical needs arising from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, unless such accommodation would impose an undue hardship on business operations.

Connecticut Issues Guidance on Pregnancy Accommodation

Tasha PattersonLegislative Updates

On Apr. 23, 2019, the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities (CHRO) issued a Best Practices Bluepaper as guidance for employers with three or more employees facing accommodation requests from employees for pregnancy, childbirth, or related conditions.

Kentucky Adopts Pregnant Workers Act

Tasha PattersonLegislative Updates

Governor Bevin signed Senate Bill 18, the Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act. The Act amends the Kentucky Civil Rights Act (KCRA) and applies to employers with 15 or more employees within the state in each of twenty (20) or more calendar weeks in the current or preceding calendar year, as well as any agent of the employer.

Compliance Makeover: Pregnancy Accommodations

Tasha Patterson@Work

Changing Expectations for the Expectant Workforce Pregnancy is one of the top reasons for leave time, whether through the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), … Read More