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Pregnant Workers Fired Over a Glass of Water in Pennsylvania

Did you know that a pregnant woman in Pennsylvania can be fired for asking for a stool or water bottle at work? Women make up about half of the workforce, and working women are the primary or sole breadwinners in 40% … Continue reading

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Scenes from PA’s Hearing on Pregnant & Nursing Worker Discrimination

  The two-hour public meeting hosted by the Pennsylvania House Committee on Labor & Industry last Thursday went well, particularly for the way the conversation revealed the opposition’s lack of a convincing argument against closing the gaps in workplace protections … Continue reading

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Tell Lawmakers What it’s Like to be a Pregnant and/or Nursing Worker in PA

If you have been or are a pregnant or nursing worker in Pennsylvania, you have the opportunity to help change our state law for the better. We need to hear from you about your experiences and challenges working while pregnant … Continue reading

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