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Nadler, Frankel, Williams, and Chu Lead Letter to the EEOC on Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Rulemaking

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Last week, Representatives Jerrold Nadler, Lois Frankel, Nikema Williams, and Judy Chu led 82 House Democrats in a letter to Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Chair Charlotte A. Burrows to provide congressional intent of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) for the Commission’s consideration during the rulemaking process. The PWFA was signed into law in December 2022…

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act is Now the Law of the Land

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 Dear Friends,          After a decade long battle to get the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) to the President's desk, I am proud to share that the PWFA went into effect on June 27th. This historic legislation allows pregnant and postpartum workers to get the accommodations they need to have a safe and healthy…

NADLER STATEMENT ON GOP PASSAGE OF BILL TO LEGALIZE DISCRIMINATION AGAINST TRANS, INTERSEX, AND NON-BINARY STUDENT ATHLETES

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Washington, DC—Yesterday, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Vice Chair of the Congressional Equality Caucus issued the following statement ahead of today’s passage of House Republicans’ so-called “Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act.” Congressman Nadler urged his colleagues to oppose this bigoted legislation, which unfairly targets and perpetuates a false narrative of trans and…

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 4445, the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 4445, the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act:  "Yesterday, this Committee heard powerful testimony from four survivors of sexual assault and sexual harassment about their harrowing…

Passing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Through the House

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Dear Friends, These past several weeks have been busy. I have been active in Washington, working to pass legislation, advocating for my constituents, and helping our nation recover from the devastating COVID-19 pandemic. Read more below on what I have accomplished. …

Congressman Nadler Floor Statement for H.R. 1065, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement on the House floor in support of a bill he authored, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (H.R. 1065), which would guarantee workplace protections to pregnant workers and provide relief to pregnant workers to whom said protections are not provided: "For as long as women have been in the…

Congressman Nadler Celebrates Bipartisan House Passage of Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

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Washington, D.C. — Today, the House of Representatives passed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act by a bipartisan vote of 315 to 101. The bill, which was reintroduced by Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), John Katko (R-NY), Lucy McBath (D-GA), Jaime Herrera-Beutler (R-WA), and Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA) in February,…

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.J.Res. 17, Removing the Deadline for the Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks, as prepared, on the House floor in support of H.J.Res. 17, a joint resolution that would remove the deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA):  "H.J. Res. 17 is long overdue legislation to ensure that the Equal Rights Amendment can finally…

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