Pregnancy discrimination is prohibited by federal law and most state laws, while some states also require employers to provide reasonable accommodations for pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions. This chart contains information on state and federal pregnancy discrimination and pregnancy accommodation requirements affecting private employers.
Some states that require employers to withhold income taxes from employees' wages tie their definitions of "wages" to the federal Internal Revenue Code (IRC). However, many states update their IRC references to a specific date every year or so, while others roll their references into the current version of the IRC. Even with IRC conformity, some states have important exceptions. This Quick Reference chart summarizes each state's IRC conformity reference.
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