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Federal/State:Wisconsin
Bill:WI SB 401 - Accommodating practices related to pregnancy and childbirth in the workplace
Summary:Would require reasonable accommodations be made for any condition of an employee that is related to pregnancy or childbirth and of an employee's inability to adequately undertake the job-related responsibilities of a particular job because of pregnancy, childbirth, or a related condition, including breastfeeding.
Sponsor(s):Senator Nikiya Harris (D)
Status:
As of 11/12/2013: Introduced, first reading, referred to Committee on Judiciary and Labor

Federal/State:Wisconsin
Bill:WI HB 526 - Accommodating practices related to pregnancy and childbirth in the workplace
Summary:Would require reasonable accommodations be made for any condition of an employee that is related to pregnancy or childbirth and of an employee's inability to adequately undertake the job-related responsibilities of a particular job because of pregnancy, childbirth, or a related condition, including breastfeeding.
Sponsor(s):Assemblymember Eric Genrich (D)
Status:
As of 11/25/2013: Introduced, first reading, referred to Committee on Labor

Federal/State:Wisconsin
Bill:WI SB 545 Active support of breastfeeding by medical personnel
Summary:Would require that hospital health care providers, including physicians, recommend and actively support breastfeeding for all newborns for whom breastfeeding is not medically contraindicated.
Sponsor(s):Schultz
Status:
As of 2/4/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature's website.