Some pregnant workers need accommodations to continue safely working during pregnancy.  The data on disability accommodations and workplace flexibility show that the costs of these accommodations are likely to be minimal, and that providing accommodations will have bottom line benefits to the employer, including reduced workforce turnover, increased employee satisfaction and productivity, and savings in workers’ compensation and other insurance costs.  This fact sheet explores these costs and benefits and makes the business case for accommodating pregnant workers.

Published On: May 22, 2015Associated Issues: Pregnancy & ParentingPregnancy, Parenting & the WorkplaceWorkplace