PREGNANT - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Agency toughens protections for pregnant workers <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Agency toughens protections for pregnant workers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM RAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T18:03:02.26-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 06:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Pregnant women have new protections against on-the-job discrimination. The government has updated 30-year-old guidelines, citing “the persistence of overt pregnancy discrimination, as well as the emergence of more subtle discriminatory practices.” The new guidelines from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission make clear that any form of workplace discrimination or harassment against pregnant workers by employers is a form of sex discrimination and illegal. They prohibit employe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581869412014-07-15T18:03:02.26-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T18:03:02.26-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:03:02 MDT