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Pregnant Workers May Gain Increased Protections
Pregnant Workers May Gain Increased Protections

Legislation is on the horizon that could significantly support pregnant workers. If passed, employers would be bound to accommodate pregnant workers simply on the basis of their pregnancy, instead of requiring a pregnancy-related disability to be present or framing common ...

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