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File #: 130687    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 10/3/2013 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 12/12/2013
Title: Amending Chapter 9-1100 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Fair Practices Ordinance: Protections Against Unlawful Discrimination," by requiring reasonable workplace accommodations for employees who have needs related to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition and making technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Greenlee, Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Bass
Indexes: FAIR PRACTICES, UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATION
Code sections: 9-1100 - Fair Practices
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy13068701.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
1/20/20141 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
12/12/20131 CITY COUNCIL PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
12/5/20131 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/5/20131 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
12/5/20131 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK`S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/22/20130 Committee on Law and Government HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
11/22/20130 Committee on Law and Government HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
11/22/20130 Committee on Law and Government AMENDED   Action details Not available
11/22/20131 Committee on Law and Government REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
10/3/20130 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
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Amending Chapter 9-1100 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Fair Practices Ordinance: Protections Against Unlawful Discrimination," by requiring reasonable workplace accommodations for employees who have needs related to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition and making technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Chapter 9-1100 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

CHAPTER 9-1100. FAIR PRACTICES ORDINANCE:
PROTECTIONS AGAINST UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATION

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ยง 9-1101. Legislative Findings.

(1) The Council finds that:

(a) The population of the City consists of people of every race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, and familial status. Many of these people are discriminated against in employment opportunities, public accommodations and obtaining adequate housing facilities. There are also members of the City population who are discriminated against based on their sources of income, as a result of their genetic information, [or] because they are victims of domestic or sexual [violence] violence, or need reasonable accommodations in the workplace related to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition.

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(e) In order to assure that all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, source of income, familial status, genetic information and domestic or sexual violence victim status enjoy the full benefits of citizenship and are afforded equal opportunities for employment, housing and use of public accommodation facilities, it is necessary that appropriate legislation be en...

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