Alabama--Laws Relating to Pregnancy

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Prohibitions against Pregnancy Discrimination

Alabama does not provide additional protections to the federal law.

Pregnancy Accommodation

Alabama does not provide additional protections to the federal law.

Pregnancy-related Disability Accommodation

Alabama does not specifically accommodate pregnancy or its attendant medical conditions as a disability.

Breastfeeding Rights

A woman may breastfeed her child in any location as long as she is authorized to be there. It is unclear whether this authorization extends to a woman’s place of employment.[1]

For the text of the statute, click here.

Family and Childcare Leave Laws

Alabama does not provide additional protections to the federal law.

For the federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act, click here.

For the federal Family and Medical Leave Act, click here.

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[1] Ala. Code § 22.1.13.