Type: News
Date: 02/15/2024

Arend Authors Article on Navigating New Work Provisions for Pregnant, Nursing Employees

Taft Detroit partner Patrice Arend authored the article, “Navigating new work provisions for pregnant, nursing employees,” published in the Jan. 25, 2024 issue of the Detroit Legal News. The article gives insight into two significant pieces of legislation that expand workplace protections for pregnant workers and nursing mothers. The Providing Urgent Maternal Protections (PUMP) for Nursing Mothers Act offers enhanced provisions for breastfeeding mothers, and the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) requires companies to provide specific accommodations to pregnant employees. Both were signed into law in December 2022.

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Arend is a partner in the Employment and Labor Relations practice group. She is a seasoned advocate, having represented public and private businesses of all sizes in state and federal courts and administrative agencies. As a senior counselor, she provides comprehensive counsel and strategic planning in all matters pertaining to employment and labor law issues.

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