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America's Families Need the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act


Hover over the map to see each state's percent of women who gave birth in a one year period and were in the labor force during that time period.*

    PWFA map color - dark   70-79% who gave birth in a one year period were also in the labor force during that time period

    PWFA map color - medium   60-69% who gave birth in a one year period were also in the labor force during that time period

    PWFA map color - light   50-59% who gave birth in a one year period were also in the labor force during that time period

For more information, read the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act fact sheet. To see a chart of all states' data, click here.

*Based on most recent data — U.S. Census Bureau. (2011). American Community Survey 3 Year Estimates, Geographies: All States within United States, Table B13012: WOMEN 16 TO 50 YEARS WHO HAD A BIRTH IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS BY MARITAL STATUS AND LABOR FORCE STATUS Universe: Women 16 to 50 years, Retrieved 13 January 2013, from here. National Partnership for Women & Families calculation based on the total of unmarried and married women who have had births in the past 12 months who are in the labor force divided by the total number of women who have had a birth in the past 12 months.

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