New MA Law Requires Reasonable Accommodation for Pregnancy and Related Conditions

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Governor Baker signed the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act into law on July 27, 2017. The new law, effective April 1, 2018, expands the Massachusetts’ nondiscrimination law covering private employers with six or more employees to prohibit discrimination based on pregnancy or based on a condition related to pregnancy, such as lactation.

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