From Frankfort

Bill aimed at protecting pregnant workers clears Senate committee

02/08/2018 04:11 PM

FRANKFORT – A bill which would require employers to make “reasonable accommodations” for employees who are pregnant was passed by a Senate committee. Senate Bill 38, sponsored by Sen. Alice Forgy Kerr, R-Lexington, would require employers to give women the opportunity to transfer to less strenuous duties and other accommodations while they are pregnant. “It’s estimated that more than one quarter million workers are denied requests for accommodation each year, and many more don’t even ask for any help, likely because of... Read more 

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