Philly's New Pregnancy Law Puts Heavy Burden On Employers

Philly's New Pregnancy Law Puts Heavy Burden On Employers

A significant aspect of Philadelphia’s new pregnancy accommodation law is that it may extend privileges to employees affected by pregnancy that arguably are unavailable to other employees, including some disabled employees, because the definition of “reasonable accommodation” may be interpreted more broadly than it is under the Americans with Disabilities Act and similar state laws, say Michael Stevens and Karen Vladeck of Arent Fox LLP.

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