Press Conference: Senator Bob Casey Visits YWCA of Bethlehem to sponsor Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA)
Gladys Wiles, President of the Board of Directors of the YWCA of Bethlehem, had the honor of spending the morning supporting United States Senator Bob Casey at theYWCA of Bethlehem. Senator Casey announced his sponsorship of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA). The bill, which was first introduced in 2012, would protect pregnant women from discrimination in the workplace. Specifically the bill would require employers to make reasonable accommodations, like using a stool while working at a cash register or carrying a bottle of water, for pregnant women. Reasonable and commonsense accomodations for pregnant women on the job.