National Partnership for Women & Families

America's Families Need the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Hover over the map to see each state's percent of women who gave birth in a one year period and were in the labor force during that time period.*

70-79 gave birth 70-79% who gave birth in a one year period were also in the labor force during that time period
60-69 gave birth 60-69% who gave birth in a one year period were also in the labor force during that time period
50-59 gave birth 50-59% who gave birth in a one year period were also in the labor force during that time period

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For more information, read our Pregnant Workers Fairness Act fact sheet. To see a chart of all states' data, click here.

*U.S. Census Bureau. (2011). American Community Survey 3 Year Estimates, Geographies: All States within United States, Table B13012: WOMEN 16 TO 50 YEARS WHO HAD A BIRTH IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS BY MARITAL STATUS AND LABOR FORCE STATUS Universe: Women 16 to 50 years, Retrieved 13 January 2013. National Partnership calculation based on the total of unmarried and married women who have had births in the past 12 months who are in the labor force divided by the total number of women who have had a birth in the past 12 months.

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