Massachusetts: Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
According to LR Workplace Defender:
The act “requires the employer to work with the requesting employee to engage in a timely, good faith interactive process to establish effective reasonable accommodations. Some of the “reasonable accommodations” suggested by the MPWFA include, but are not limited to: more frequent or longer unpaid breaks; time off to recover from childbirth with or without pay; acquisition or modification of equipment or seating; temporary transfer to a less strenuous or hazardous position; job restructuring; light duty; private non-bathroom space for expressing breast milk; assistance with manual labor; and/or modified work schedules.”
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