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Baby on the Way? A Primer for Expectant Parents in the Workplace

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What expecting parents expect in the workplace.

Becoming a parent can lead to many questions regarding work and career. This is especially true during the early stages of parenthood, beginning with the first announcement of pregnancy to maternity and paternity leave and the weeks and months following that time away.

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Pregnancy and the Workplace

Pregnancy is typically thought of as a happy occasion and telling co-workers you are pregnant might be one of the most exciting things you do after sharing the news with family and friends. Unfortunately for some women, though, the opposite is true. They dread telling their co-workers and employer they are pregnant and even today, live in fear their pregnancy will affect their career.

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Pregnant and Harassed: Here’s What to Do!

Pregnancy is supposed to be one of the happiest times in your life, but if your employer is acting out in response to the news of your pregnancy, things can get stressful. If you find yourself in a difficult situation at work because of pregnancy you must do what is necessary to protect your unborn child. If you are threatened or the stress of the workplace is affecting your health; speak with your doctor about what you should do.

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New Rights for New York City’s Pregnant Women

On October 2, 2013, New York City Mayor Bloomberg signed into law the New York City Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, Local Law 78 of 2013 (the “Pregnant Workers Fairness Act,” “Local Law 78,” or the “NYCPWFA”). On September 24, 2013, the New York City Council had approved the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act by a unanimous vote of 47 to zero.

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