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Indiana pregnancy accommodation proposal unlikely to advance

Feb. 18, 2020 12:29 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana legislators aren’t likely to revive a proposal aimed at requiring more businesses to provide workplace accommodations for pregnant women. Gov. Eric Holcomb urged lawmakers to support the proposal, but it was rebuffed in the state Senate by his fellow Republicans earlier...

Indiana governor says he'll keep up pregnancy protection bid

Feb. 11, 2020 4:17 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s governor said Tuesday he would keep pushing for a law requiring more businesses to provide workplace accommodations for pregnant women, even though the state Senate rebuffed his proposal last week. Republican senators stripped from a bill the requirement that businesses...

Indiana push for pregnant worker protections gets sidelined

Feb. 3, 2020 6:43 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican lawmakers on Monday threw a roadblock in front of a proposal that would require more Indiana businesses to allow pregnant women to take longer breaks, transfer to less physical work and take unpaid time off after childbirth. The GOP-dominated Indiana Senate voted 34-15 to...

Indiana lawmakers consider protections for pregnant workers

Jan. 27, 2020 2:57 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — More Indiana businesses would have to allow pregnant women to take longer breaks, transfer to less physical work and take unpaid time off after childbirth under a proposal state lawmakers are considering. The Senate Family and Children Services Committee voted 7-2 Monday to endorse the...