The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (Overview)

Pregnant workers are forced out of their jobs and denied reasonable accommodations that would enable them to continue working and supporting their families. The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act would help end this discrimination and promote healthy pregnancies and protect the economic security of pregnant women and their families.

Improving Maternal Health with the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

By passing the PWFA, Congress can help ensure that all pregnant workers can maintain their incomes and have a safe and healthy pregnancy.

Discrimination While Pregnant

The current law does not always guarantee pregnant workers a right to reasonable, temporary accommodations they may need to protect their health.

Why We Need the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: Stories from Real Women

Accounts of pregnant workers who were denied minor adjustments to their job duties that they needed to continue safely working throughout pregnancy.

This Mother's Day, Moms Need Child Care, Paid Leave and Protections While Pregnant

How policy can expand mothers' opportunities and reduce inequity.

Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnant Workers: State Laws

Several states and localities have passed laws that require reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers.

PWFA Coalition Letter to Congress

Leading businesses support pregnant workers.

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: Section-by-Section

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act would promote women's health and economic security by ensuring that workers with limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions are not forced out of their jobs or denied reasonable workplace accommodations.