Many working mothers strive to attain some form of work/life balance but may find their jobs don’t provide the flexibility and autonomy they need to reach this goal. As women, we often feel like we’re spinning one plate too fast and one plate too slow and will eventually drop them all. While many employers voluntarily […]
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Two new laws strengthen protections for pregnant and nursing employees in the workplace: the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) and the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP). In this week’s HR Query, we’re highlighting what you need to know to make sure organizations stay compliant. The PWFA took effect June 27, 2023, […]
Breast milk can be incredibly important for a baby’s health, making the ability to express milk while at work a top priority for new mothers. The PUMP Act provides nursing mothers the right to take breaks and to have a place to express milk during the workday. This right extends for one year after the birth […]
New federal protections will soon take effect for employees who are expecting mothers and nursing mothers. Employees may seek relief for lost wages, reinstatement, and other legal remedies under the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act (the PUMP Act) and the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), which become effective April 28, 2023, and […]
The recently enacted Consolidation Appropriations Act of 2023 (H.R. 2617) included two provisions for pregnant and nursing mothers.