2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 972
"Georgia Pregnant Workers Fairness Act"; enact
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to labor and industrial relations, so as to enact the Georgia Pregnant Workers Fairness Act; to provide for a short title; to provide for intent; to provide for definitions; to provide for notice of rights; to provide for reasonable accommodations to job applicants and employees for circumstances related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related conditions; to provide for a civil cause of action for unfair employment practices; to require the Department of Labor to develop courses and educate the public on such accommodations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/16/2016 - House Second Readers
Feb/11/2016 - House First Readers
Feb/10/2016 - House Hopper