Connecticut Pregnancy Discrimination Poster Mandatory
The Pregnancy Discrimination Poster is a Connecticut general labor law poster poster provided for businesses by the Connecticut Department Of Labor. This is a required poster for all Connecticut employers, and any business that fails to post this notification may be subject to penalties or fines.
NOTICE Connecticut General Statutes §§ 46a-60(a), (b)(7), (d)(1) Pregnancy Discrimination and Accommodation in the W orkplace Covered Employers • Forcing employee or job applicant to accept a reaso nable Each employer with one or m ore employees must comply with these anti-discrimination and reasonable accommodat ion laws related to an employee or job applicant’s pregnancy , childbirth or related conditions, including lactation. acco mmodation when she has no know n limitat ion related to pregnancy or the accommodation is not required t o perform the essential duties of job • Requiring employee to take a leave of absence where a reasonable accommodation could have been made instead Proh ibition of Discrimination No employer may discriminate against an employee or job applicant because of her pregnancy, childbirth or o ther related conditions (e.g., breastfeeding or expressing milk at work). ** Note: To demonstrate an undue hardship, the empl oyer must show that the accommodation would require a significant difficulty or expense in light of its circumstances. Prohibited discriminatory conduct includes: Proh ibition of Ret aliation • Term inating employm ent because of pregn ancy, childbirth or related condition • Denying reasonable leave of absence for dis ability due to Employers are prohibited from retaliating against a n employee because of a request for reasonable accommodation. pregnancy (e.g., doctor prescribed bed rest during 6-8 Notice Requirements week recovery period after birth)* • Denying disability or leave benefits accrued under plans maintained by the employer • Failing to reinstate employee to original job or eq uivalent position after leave Employers must post or provide this notice to all exis ting employees by January 28, 2018; to an existing employee within 10 days after she notifies the employer of her pregnancy or relat ed conditions; and to new employees upon commencing employment. • Limiting, segregating or classifying the employee i n a Complaint Process way t hat wo uld dep rive her of employm ent CHRO opportuni ties • Discriminating against her in the terms or conditio ns of employment Any employee aggrieved by a vi olation of thes e stat utes may f ile a complaint with the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO). Complainants have 300 days from the date of the alleged act of *Note: There is no requirement that the employee be employed discrim ination, or fr om t he time that y ou reasonably became aware of the dis crimination, in which to file a complaint. It is illeg al for anyone to retaliate for a certa in len gth of time prior to being granted job protected leave of absence under this law. against you for filing a complaint. Reasonable Accommodation CHRO main number: 860-541-3400 CHRO website: https://portal.ct.gov/CHRO An employer m ust provide a reasonable acco mm odation to an employee or job applicant due to her pregnancy, chi ldbirth or needing to breastfeed or express milk at work. CHRO link “How to File a Discrimination Complaint”: https://portal.ct.gov/CHRO/Complaint-Process/Compla int-Process/How-to- File-a-Discrimination-Complaint Reasonable accommodations include, but are not limited to: DOL • Bein g perm itted to sit while wo rking • More frequent or longer breaks • Periodic rest Add itionally, wo men who are denie d the right to breastfeed or express milk at work, or are discriminated or retaliated against for doing so, may also file a complaint with the Connecticut Department of Labor (DOL). • Ass istance with manual labor • Job restructuring • Light duty assignments • Modified work schedules • Temporary transfers to less strenuous or less hazardous work • Time off to recover from childbirth (prescribed by a Doctor, typically 6-8 weeks • Break time and appropriate facilities (not a bathro om) for expressing milk DOL phone number: 860-263-6791 DOL complaint form: https://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/wgwkstnd/forms-wwsIns truct.htm Denial of Reasonable Accommodation No employer may discriminate against employee or jo b applicant by denying a reasonable accommodation due to pregna ncy. Prohibited discriminatory conduct includes: • Failing to make reasonable accommodation (and is no t an undue hardship)** • Denying job opportunities to employee or job applic ant because of request for reasonable accommodation
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