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What protections do pregnant mothers have in the workplace?

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Last year, a new law went into effect, expanding the rights of pregnant workers across the U.S.

Now, regulations for the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act have been finalized, offering clearer guidelines on what protections can be expected in the workplace.

Charlotte Burrows, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, joined Idaho Matters to talk more about these rights.

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