New Protections for Pregnant and Nursing Mothers: What Employers Should Know About the PUMP Act and PWFA
February 22, 2023
As part of the omnibus spending bill for FY 2023, Congress passed new protections for pregnant employees and nursing mothers in the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) and Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP Act). On December 29, 2022, President Biden signed the bills into law.
Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
The PWFA was enacted to address the gap between the…