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MEMO | A comprehensive analysis of the websites of all declared 2016 general election candidates for U.S. Senate, U.S. House and governor to quantify the extent to which candidates mentioned paid sick days, paid family and medical leave, fair or equal pay, and fairness for pregnant workers – and to assess whether candidates who did so were more likely to win.
A summary of the results of a survey of 2016 general election voters conducted for the National Partnership by Lake Research Partners and the Tarrance Group showing strong support for family friendly workplace polices and the candidates who champion them.
MEMO | A summary of key finding from a national 2016 election eve/night survey conducted by The Tarrance Group and Lake Research Partners.
MEMO | A summary of key finding from a national 2016 election eve/night survey conducted by Lake Research Partners and The Tarrance Group.
Questionnaire and topline results for Lake Research Partners 2016 election even and election night survey
DATA BRIEF | According to the most recent data available, nearly 31,000 charges of pregnancy discrimination were filed with the EEOC and state-level agencies over a nearly five-year period, and the number of charges remained relatively unchanged from year to year.
A summary of existing state and local laws that require employers to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant workers.
A letter to Congress from a coalition of 155 groups nationwide that is calling for passage of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act.
A section-by-section summary of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which would ensure reasonable workplace accommodations for pregnant women who need them.
FACT SHEET | Details on the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and why it is critical for pregnant workers and their families that Congress take action.
Password-protected document that includes talking points for Congress on the possible outcomes of Young v. UPS.
Password-protected webinar presentation for Congress on the possible outcomes of Young v. UPS.
In just three months since the publication of Expecting Better, states have continued to make progress for working families. This update captures these essential and much-needed developments.
The amici argue that denying pregnant workers job modifications that are granted to others similar in their ability or inability violates the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and contravenes sound health, economic and social policy.
ISSUE BRIEF | The question before the U.S. Supreme Court in Young v. UPS is whether, and in what circumstances, an employer that accommodates non-pregnant employees must accommodate pregnant employees.
REPORT | Expecting Better is a comprehensive analysis of state laws and regulations governing paid leave and workplace rights for new parents in the United States.
DATA BRIEF | Holding a job is the new normal for pregnant women in the United States, but many encounter significant barriers to success on the job and at home, according to a survey of new and expecting mothers.
A guide to understanding the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and your right to work and seek employment free from discrimination based on pregnancy.
FACT SHEET | The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 was an important step toward workplace equality for America’s women, but pregnancy discrimination persists. It is well past time to fulfill the law's promise.
A review of concrete steps the 113th Congress can and should take to prohibit discrimination and expand opportunities and eliminate sexual harassment in the workplace.
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