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Pregnancy Bias Bill Introduced With Bipartisan Support in House

May 14, 2019, 5:41 PM

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is taking another stab at a bill to protect pregnant workers from workplace discrimination.

The proposal is the latest pro-worker legislation that House Democrats have unveiled this year. But unlike the recent Protecting the Right to Organize Act (H.R. 2474), introduced in the House and Senate May 2, which would substantially broaden workers’ right to strike and unionize, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act has support from Republicans and some employers, including L’Oréal USA and Microsoft.

Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), Rep. John Katko (R-N.Y.), Rep. Lucy McBath (D-Ga.), Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-Wash.), and Rep. Bobby...

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