Caregivers as a Protected Class?: The Growth of State and Local Laws Prohibiting Family Responsibilities Discrimination (2009)
This is the first comprehensive nationwide survey of state and local laws that prohibit family responsibilities discrimination. The report reveals that many communities go beyond state and federal statutes in enacting caregiver protections at work. At least 63 local governments in 22 states have passed employment anti-discrimination laws that protect workers with family caregiving responsibilities.
Author Stephanie Bornstein and Robert J. Rathmell
Center for WorkLife Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law
Date December 14,2009
To View The Report http://www.worklifelaw.org/pubs/LocalFRDLawsReport.pdf
Topic: Workplace Accommodation and Family Leave Policies