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Reproductive Rights and Women's Health

Read the latest updates and learn more reproductive rights and women’s health through a Reform Jewish perspective.

Reproductive Rights and Women's Health

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Women's Rights

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Women's Rights

Uniting for Justice for Pregnant Workers
Posted on Tuesday June 16, 2015

Earlier this month, we applauded the reintroduction of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, or PWFA (S. 1512/H.R. 2654). The bill would require employers to reasonably accommodate pregnant employees’ health needs—if the employer can do so without undue hardship—allowing pregnant workers to continue to work to earn wages and benefits. Although PWFA has been reintroduced many […]

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Ensuring Servicewomen Have Access to the Justice They Deserve
Posted on Wednesday June 10, 2015

This week, Congress will consider amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), an annual bill that sets policy for the Defense Department by authorizing programs and suggesting funding levels. The different military-related items included in the bill provide for the safety and security of the nation and the soldiers who defend it, making it […]

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Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Reintroduced With Bipartisan Support!
Posted on Thursday June 04, 2015

This morning, we welcomed the reintroduction of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, key legislation to ensure pregnant workers have the workplace protections they deserve. Rachel Laser, Deputy Director of the Religious Action Center, issued the following statement to celebrate the bill’s reintroduction: We applaud the reintroduction of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, a critical bill […]

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