New Pregnancy Accommodation Act

By |2021-01-28T21:09:11+00:00March 6th, 2015|Blog, Business Law|

Last year, Governor Quinn signed into law a new Pregnancy Accommodation Act, or the Illinois Pregnancy Accommodation Amendments (the “Pregnancy Fairness Act”). Effective January 1, 2015, the Pregnancy Fairness Act states that Illinois employers are required to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant women, during and after pregnancy.  The new law applies to full and part-time employees. [...]