Articles on Pregnancy

The IHRA: Extending protections for pregnant women in the workplace By Catherine D. Battista & Michael Wong Diversity Leadership Council, June 2016 The amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act are a step in the right direction, but will likely create many logistical problems and headaches for Illinois employers as they seek to comply with the law.
An overview of Illinois’ pregnancy fairness laws By Justin L. Leinenweber Government Lawyers, April 2015 As of January 1, 2015, new provisions in Illinois law establish that pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or child birth are now protected under the Illinois Human Rights Act.

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