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Expectant Mothers In the Workforce during COVID-19

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While the Coronavirus Pandemic is challenging for us all, expecting mothers find themselves in a uniquely difficult position. Pregnancy is enough to make any woman nervous; pregnancy in the midst of a pandemic while being pressured to work in a potentially dangerous workplace is another thing altogether.

Although mother-to-child transmission of coronavirus during pregnancy is unlikely, there are still legitimate risks for women and their future children. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, pregnant women should take the following steps to reduce their risk of infection:

Many of us know someone who has experienced some form of sexual harassment at work… maybe you have experienced it yourself at work. What’s important to understand is that sexual harassment should never be a normal part of your workday. Whether it happens to a woman or to a man, sexual harassment in any form is unacceptable.

What is Sexual Harassment… According to Federal Law

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According to the National Partnership for Women and Families’ Know Your Rights Manual, the law states that a workplace situation is considered a sexual harassment case if:

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