Pregnant workers fairness acts policy

The Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act prohibits discrimination against employees due to pregnancy or conditions related to pregnancy. The law also requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to employees who are pregnant or have a condition related to pregnancy. Conditions related to pregnancy include, but are not limited to, morning sickness, lactation, or the need to express breast milk. The procedures for requesting an accommodation are described in the Massachusetts Disability Accommodation policy.

Where an individual is suffering from a pregnancy-related disability or condition, reasonable accommodation may include, but is not limited to: