With bipartisan support, the House passed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act by a vote of 329-73. The bill would create a uniform national standard for reasonable accommodations for pregnancy, childbirth, and related conditions. Such accommodations reduce health risks for women and their babies while helping employers reduce turnover and lost productivity. More than three-quarters of women—half the American workforce and nearly 80 percent of educators—will be pregnant and employed at some point in their lives. No one should be forced to choose between a paycheck and a healthy pregnancy.
Tell you senators to pass the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (H.R. 2694).