|Agency toughens protections for pregnant workers|
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WASHINGTON — Pregnant women have new protections against on-the-job discrimination.
The government has updated 30-year-old guidelines, citing “the persistence of overt pregnancy discrimination, as well as the emergence of more subtle discriminatory practices.”
The new guidelines from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission make clear that any form of workplace discrimination or harassment against pregnant workers by employers is a form of sex discrimination and illegal.
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