A coalition of industry groups, including Western Growers, has filed an amicus curiae brief in the California Supreme Court in Adolph v. Uber Technologies, a case which will examine the ruling that purportedly provided relief to employers from California Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act PAGA claims in the recent decision from the United States Supreme Court in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana.

Jason Resnick

On December 29, 2022, President Biden signed into law two new Bills offering additional protections for pregnant and lactating workers.

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA)

The PWFA prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. Under the PWFA, a qualified employee is an employee/applicant who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position, with specified exceptions.


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