Pregnant Worker Rights

A House Education and Labor subcommittee held a hearing to examine the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, a bill requiring employers to make… read more

A House Education and Labor subcommittee held a hearing to examine the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, a bill requiring employers to make accommodations for pregnant workers. Among the witnesses testifying were legislation lead sponsor Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) along with Michelle Durham, a former emergency medical technician (EMT) worker in Alabama. Ms. Durham testified about how she was not allowed to take another position at her job and had to take an unpaid leave of absence when she was pregnant. The hearing also addressed the 1978 Pregnancy Discrimination Act and state laws that provide pregnancy accommodations. close

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  • Dina Bakst Co-Founder and Co-President A Better Balance (Legal Advocacy Organization)
  • Suzanne Bonamici U.S. Representative [D] Oregon
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Pregnant Worker Rights

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Program ID:
465581-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
2175, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 22, 2019 | 10:15am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Oct 26, 2019 | 10:57am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Oct 23, 2019 | 5:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 23, 2019 | 5:10am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Oct 23, 2019 | 9:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 24, 2019 | 2:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Oct 25, 2019 | 1:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 26, 2019 | 10:57am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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