pregnant worker protection

Indiana Headed To Court Over Latest Anti-Abortion Law

May 18, 2021

Indiana is headed to court over a new law that requires doctors to tell patients about a so-called “abortion reversal” procedure that major medical organizations call “unproven and unethical.”

Lawmakers overwhelmingly approve a $37 billion state budget. Unemployment benefits will be taxed. And a ban on vaccine passports.

  

In season 6 we explore how Latinx in the Midwest are recovering from Covid-19 - en varias areas - like economic recovery, physical health, salud mental, education and unemployment.

A bill telling pregnant workers they can ask for workplace accommodations without retaliation is one step away from becoming law after it passed a final vote in the General Assembly.

Legislation that tells pregnant workers they can ask employers for workplace accommodations in writing and without retaliation will be heard in the Senate this week. But advocates for women say they'll oppose it, because it doesn’t require employers to provide them. 

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