Court Provides New Guidance on What to Expect When You’re Expecting (or Breastfeeding)

Feb 1, 2018

Many parents—including this one—will admit that one of the first things they did after learning they were expecting was purchase the latest “fad” book or read the newest blog on pregnancy and parenting. Just as parenting guidance continues to evolve, so too does guidance from the court on issues relating to pregnancy and breastfeeding in the workplace.

A recent case from an Illinois federal court provides two important clarifications on pregnancy accommodations under the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) and claims under the Illinois Nursing Mothers in the Workplace Act (INMWA).

The complete article originally appeared on HR Daily Advisor.

Kelly Smith HaleyThis article was written by Kelly Smith Haley who is a partner at Fox Swibel Levin & Carroll LLP, and an editor of the Illinois Employment Law Letter. She can be reached at ksmithhaley@foxswibel.com.