About 40% of pregnant womsn are employed during pregnancy. ... Approximately 63% of the employed civilian labor force has some form of employer-sponsored short term disability income protection. ... It is estimated that of those women covered for short term disability benefits, 60% have maternity coverage with an average maximum duration ac of six weeks. ... DEFINITION Maternity leave is a period of approved absence for incapacitation related to pregnancy and confinement.
|Title||:||Legislation to prohibit sex discrimination on the basis of pregnancy|
|Author||:||United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities|