New polling data from the National Women’s Law Center and Morning Consult underscore both the urgent need for the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and strong public support for Congress to take swift action to pass this critically important bill.
- 93% of all voters think it is important for employers to guarantee accommodations to pregnant and post-partum workers.
- Pregnancy discrimination remains far too common: 23% of parents and 22% of voters aged 18-34 have thought about leaving a job because of discrimination or lack of accommodations during pregnancy.
- Over 60% of registered voters think it is urgent for Congress to pass the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act.
- More than half of voters (55%) are more likely to vote for a candidate that supports the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, including two-thirds of voters ages 18-34 (67%) and 80% of Democrats.