Update applicable to:
All employers conducting business in North Dakota
North Dakota has enacted House Bill 1450, which takes effect August 1, 2023, and clarifies that “pregnant” includes pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions.
What are the details?
The North Dakota Human Rights Act prohibits employers of all sizes from failing or refusing to make reasonable accommodations for an otherwise qualified individual with a physical or mental disability because that individual is pregnant. This update is simply an addendum to the previous existing definition of “pregnant” within the Act.
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What do employers need to do?
Employers should review their policies and procedures covering pregnancy in the workplace to ensure compliance with House Bill 1450 by August 1, 2023.and ensure that managers understand the employer’s duty to accommodate.
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