Kansas--Laws Relating to Pregnancy

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Prohibitions against Pregnancy Discrimination

Kansas does not provide additional protections to the federal law.

Pregnancy Accommodation

Kansas does not provide additional protections to the federal law.

Pregnancy-related Disability Accommodation

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

Breastfeeding Rights

A mother may breastfeed in any place she has a right to be.[1] It is unclear whether this authorization extends to a woman’s place of employment.

For the text of the statute, click here.

Family and Childcare Leave Laws

Kansas 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] Kan. Stat. § 65-1,248