Pregnancy in the Workplace: COVID, FAQs, Your Rights, & Illegal Discrimination

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been with us for about a year. There are three vaccines available, but we still don’t know when life will get back to normal. But life goes on, and people still get pregnant.
Tuckner, Sipser has published a handbook titled, “Know Your Rights About Pregnancy and COVID-19 at Work”, which is being made available for free. Please download your copy here (or by clicking on the image below) – Pregnancy and Covid-resized
Pregnancy and COVID-19
This handbook addresses the following questions:
  1. How is COVID-19 affecting your pregnancy at work?
  2. Does COVID-19 affect pregnancy?
  3. How to make sure you have a safe pregnancy at work?
  4. What are the federal laws covering pregnancy in the workplace?
  5. What are the New York State laws about pregnancy and COVID-19?
  6. What are New York City laws on pregnancy and COVID-19
  7. Is being pregnant a risk factor for COVID-19?
  8. Can you get accommodations at work to protect against COVID-19 because you are pregnant?
  9. What kind of accommodations can you ask for to protect yourself from COVID-19 while you are pregnant?
  10. Do you need a note from your OB to prove you need protection from COVID-19?
  11. Did you just find out that you are pregnant? If so, how do you protect yourself, your baby, and your job?
  12. Your employer is discriminating against you because you’re pregnant. What do you do?
Please download your copy to find answers to all of the above, and more.