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PREGNANT WORKERS' RIGHTS BILL ON GLIDE PATH AFTER HOUSE PASSAGE

Speaker Robert DeLeo turned to advocate Alejandra Duarte, a supporter of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, during a press conference celebrating the bill's passage. Former Rep. Ellen Story (center), a longtime proponent of the bill, visited Wednesday's House session where representatives also passed a bill naming a bridge in Amherst after her. [Photo: Sam Doran/SHNS]

Legislation mandating accommodations for pregnant women on the job appears likely to become law this session, barring unforeseen complications, after the Massachusetts House unanimously passed a bill that already has the support of a majority of the Senate and the governor.

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