For the first time since 1983, the government has updated it's pregnancy discrimination guidelines. The goal is to help guide pregnancy-related policies in the workplace.
Now, there is no more forced time-off. Experts say it’s unfair for employers to force working women to take time off when their duties aren’t lagging.
In addition, women who are working post-pregnancy now have more flexibility to breastfeed. Employers must allow female employees to change their schedules or use sick leave for lactation-related needs.
To learn more about the changes in the pregnancy discrimination guidelines, read the full story from Fit Pregnancy.