Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Webinar Replay

May 8, 2024


Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Webinar is a three-hour Webinar Replay.

The replay is available until November 9, 2024.

CLE may be unavailable. However, some jurisdictions will accept self-reporting.

NELI held the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Webinar as a live, interactive three-hour Webinar on May 8, 2024.

This timely, practical webinar includes:

  • An overview of the EEOC Final PWFA Regulations (issued on Monday, April 15, 2024)
  • A discussion of what is meant by the terms “known limitation,” “related to pregnancy,” “qualified,” “temporary,” and “in the near future”
  • Permissible documentation requests
  • The PWFA interactive process
  • How to determine PWFA “reasonable accommodation,” including similarities and differences with the ADA on all relevant issues
  • Related issues including interaction with the FMLA and the PUMP Act

This webinar will be presented by David Fram, NELI’s ADA Training Director, Ellen McLaughlin and Karla Grossenbacher, with Seyfarth, and Sharyn Tejani from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

How do NELI’s webinars work?

We conduct our webinars over Zoom. This Webinar will feature video and be interactive with an opportunity to submit questions throughout the program. You may participate in the webinar in real-time and/or watch the recording at your convenience.

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CLE and other Continuing Education Credits

CLE may be unavailable at this time. However, some jurisdictions will accept self-reporting. We will provide all necessary forms and proof of attendance. HRCI and SHRM recertification hours will be available. Please email us for more information.

NELI is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities. An attendance certificate will be issued for registered participants ONLY.


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  • David Fram


    David is NELI's Director of ADA Services. In this position, David conducts in-house and virtual ADA training for employers (including manufacturers, federal, state and local governments, and universities), law firms, and bar associations, among others. He also provides expert witness services during administrative proceedings and litigation.

  • Ellen McLaughlin


    Ellen is engaged in a broad-based employment law practice, with particular emphasis on federal and state court and administrative agency employment litigation. Ellen also has an extensive advice and counseling practice that focuses on avoiding litigation. She regularly consults with employers to implement nationwide practices and systems which are both legally compliant and which meet an employer’s business needs. She also acts as a company’s trusted advisor with respect to not only day-to-day employment issues, but also sensitive and high profile termination or other "bet the company" decisions and programs. Ellen is frequently retained to conduct investigations for clients relating to internal claims of discrimination, harassment, and other unlawful conduct brought by employees. In her investigations practice, she is often retained to investigate allegations involving C-suite executives, human resources, or legal department personnel as well as other highly confidential, sensitive, or politically charged matters.

  • Karla Grossenbacher


    Karla is the chair of the Washington, DC, office's Labor and Employment practice, the head of the firm's Workplace Privacy team, and co-chair of the firm's Workplace Biometric Privacy Compliance and Litigation group. From these positions, she has a deep, unique understanding of privacy matters at the intersection of technology and the workplace. She frequently presents and blogs on these topics, as well as monitoring developments in this area to stay ahead of the newest, cutting-edge workplace privacy matters.

  • Sharyn Tejani

    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

    Sharyn Tejani is currently a Associate Legal Counsel in the OLC at EEOC headquarters. Prior to joining the EEOC, Sharyn was the director of the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund and the Legal Network for Gender Equity at the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) Fund, where she helped create and supervise the first nationwide program to connect workers facing sex discrimination and harassment with attorneys and to fund attorneys’ fees and media assistance for selected cases of workplace sex harassment. Previously, she served as a deputy chief in the Employment Litigation Section of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, and worked at the EEOC as an attorney advisor to Commissioner Stuart J. Ishimaru. Sharyn attended Yale University as an undergraduate and graduated from the Georgetown University School of Law.