Provide lactation privacy for new mothers.

Date01 March 2022

For more than a decade, federal law has required employers with 50 or more employees to provide reasonable break time for workers to express breast milk for up to one year after the child's birth. The other key part: Employers must also offer a private location (not a bathroom) that is shielded from view and free from interruptions. That private space can be used for other things, but it must always be available when the nursing employee needs it.

Recent case: The U.S. Department of Labor sued Labcorp, saying managers at a California lab told a nursing mother to use a common area to pump milk...

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