A handbook statement addressing discrimination on the basis of gender, gender identity and transgender status has been added to the New York employee handbook to help New York City employers comply with the law.
Several handbook statements have been updated in the District of Columbia and New Hampshire employee handbooks as a result of legal developments. In addition, a Dual-Use Device Users handbook statement has been added.
As women make up over half of today's workforce, a significant number of employees and applicants are pregnant women as well as mothers returning to work after childbirth. As such, an employer faces multiple issues in managing pregnant employees.
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