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Quick Hit: Maryland’s Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnant Workers Act


On October 1, 2013, the Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnant Workers Act (“RAPWA”) became effective and applies to Maryland employers who have fifteen (15) or more employees.  Taking the lead from laws like that Americans with Disabilities Act, the new RAPWA will require employers to provide reasonable accommodations for employees with a disability caused by, or contributed to, by a pregnancy.

Keep tuned-in to the JGL Law Blog for discussions on the development of this law as it gets applied in the workplace.  To learn more about the law, check out these posts by HR Hero and the National Women’s Law Center.

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