Episode 120: Pregnancy Rights in the Workplace


Melissa is joined today by Leah Stiegler, a Labor and Employment Lawyer, to discuss pregnancy rights in the workplace.

Show Notes:

  • Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (https://www.eeoc.gov/wysk/what-you-should-know-about-pregnant-workers-fairness-act)

Timeline of Women’s Pregnancy Rights in the Workplace (as referenced by Leah in the podcast):

  • 1964- The Civil Rights Act, Title 7
  • 1978 – Pregnancy Discrimination Act
  • 1990- American with Disabilities Act of 1990
  • 2010- Affordable Care Act (Break Time for Nursing Moms Act)
  • 2022 – Pump Act June 27, 2023- Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

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