Vermont Accommodations for Pregnant Employees Poster
The Accommodations for Pregnant Employees is a Vermont general labor law poster poster provided for businesses by the Vermont Department Of Labor. This notification is required for some employers, such as all employers.
Accommodations for Pregnant Employees In Vermont Notice of Employee Rights If you feel you need reasonable accommoda- tions to perform your job, you must request the accommodation by communicating with your employer. Examples of pregnancy- related accommodations include, but are not limited to: • More breaks for the bathroom, water intake, or rest • Access to a chair or stool • Time off for prenatal appointments • A private, clean space for breast feeding. • Assistance with speciﬁ c duties, such as manual labor or heavy lifting • Time off to recover from medical condi- tions related to pregnancy or childbirth If you feel you need reasonable accommoda- tions to perform the essential functions of your job, you must request the accommoda- tions by communicating with your employer. WHAT ARE THE EMPLOYEE’S RIGHTS? NOVEMBER 2017 When employees request a reasonable accommodation pertaining to pregnancy, the employer should take time to work with the employee to fulﬁ ll the request. Ignoring a request, retaliating against, or ﬁ ring the employee requesting a reasonable accommodation could expose the employer to damages and civil penalties. WHAT ARE THE EMPLOYER’S OBLIGATIONS? An employee with a pregnancy-related condition has a right to reasonable accom- modations in the workplace to perform her job. A pregnancy-related condition is one caused by pregnancy, childbirth, or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth. The law applies to all Vermont workplaces and all pregnant employees. WHAT IS THE LAW? January 1, 2018 WHEN DOES IT BECOME EFFECTIVE? An employer may decline a reasonable accommodation if the accommodation would constitute an undue hardship. An accommodation creates an undue hardship if it would be signiﬁ cantly difﬁ cult, unduly expensive or unworkable to put into place. DOES AN EMPLOYER HAVE TO GRANT EVERY ACCOMMODATION REQUEST? FOR MORE INFORMATION: STATE OF VERMONT ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE: 109 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05602 888-745-9195 or 802-828-3657 [email protected] You may also contact the HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION 14-16 Baldwin St., Montpelier, VT 05633 800-416-2010 or 802-828-2480 [email protected] www.hrc.vermont.gov
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Minimum-Wage.org provides an additional sixteen required and optional Vermont labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print and post all required state labor law posters, as well as all of the mandatory federal labor law posters.
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