Tag Archives: Nursing Mothers

New Lactation Room Laws In New York City

The New York City Council just passed two bills that will require employers to provide lactation rooms to breastfeeding employees, as well as develop a lactation policy and processes for employees to request accommodations for nursing. The first bill, Int. No. 879-A, amends the administrative code of the City of New York to require employers … Continue reading this entry

DOL Offers Guidance Regarding Break Time for Nursing Mothers

As the April 12, 2010 Employment Law Update described, the health care reform bill contains a provision amending the FLSA to require employers to provide break time for nursing mothers to express milk. In July, the DOL issued a fact sheet offering further detail about this nursing break time requirement. While the guidance with respect … Continue reading this entry