In case you missed it yesterday, check out Deputy Director Reynelle Brown Staley discussing the mission of PCHR and the newly instituted pregnancy discrimination law with WURD-AM’s Stephanie Renee. Reynelle oversees the compliance division of PCHR, which handles discrimination and enforcement cases. A Harvard Law-trained attorney, she is both whip-smart and able to break down legislation in ways that almost anyone can understand. Listen for more.
Philadelphia businesses have until April 20 to post notification about the new law, which enables employees who are pregnant or new mothers to ask for reasonable accommodations so that they can perform their jobs.