Data show that state paid leave programs help to increase labor force participation among women, improve economic stability for families, strengthen businesses and grow state economies WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 5, 2024 – New analysis from the National...
October 31st, 2003 marked the 25th anniversary of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA).1
Enacted in 1978, the PDA amended Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to clarify that the
prohibition against sex discrimination in employment includes discrimination on the basis of
pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions.