BREAKING: CHRO Issues New Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination

Late on Tuesday (April 23, 2019) the CHRO released new Legal Enforcement Guidance on “Pregnancy, Childbirth, or Related Conditions at Work”.  Or you might call it a “Bluepaper” instead – as a “one-pager” on the subject called it. That one-pager was prepared by the Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic at Yale Law School’s Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization seemingly with the blessing and approval of the CHRO which also posted it to its website late Tuesday. So is it a Bluepaper or Guidance? Well, it’s titled “Guidance” so let’s go with that.  Indeed, the CHRO’s guidance here follows similar guidance released on other laws by the Connecticut Department of Labor such as this one on Paid Sick Leave. What are the highlights of the guidance?  In a lot of ways, the guidance mimics (as it should) the current law on the subject. It also mirrors the language already present…

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