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Overview of Connecticut's Pregnancy Discrimination Law
Overview of Connecticut's Pregnancy Discrimination Law

Under Connecticut law, employers cannot terminate or otherwise discriminate against an employee or an applicant because of pregnancy, childbirth, or a related condition. Employers are required to make reasonable accommodations for an employee, or job applicant, due to ...

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