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Massachusetts Enacts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

On July 27, 2017, Governor Charlie Baker signed the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (“PWFA”).  Historically, courts have struggled with the issue of whether pregnancy is a “disability” that must be accommodated under the Americans with Disabilities Act (the “ADA”) … Continue reading

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EEOC Issues Guidance Document Regarding Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has issued a new resource document, entitled Employer-Provided Leave and the Americans with Disabilities Act (the “Resource Document”).  The Resource Document outlines the EEOC’s position on several important topics related to leave as … Continue reading

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