Working and pumping: where to find out more about the law

Last year a new law was passed that requires employers to provide a space and break time for breastfeeding mothers to pump for their babies. These links have information about what the law provides and how to file a complaint. One nice thing about the law is that it acknowledges the variation between mothers in how often and how long they need to pump (“Employers are required to provide a reasonable amount of break time to express milk as frequently as needed by the nursing mother.  The frequency of breaks needed to express milk as well as the duration of each break will likely vary.”)

Fact Sheet #73: Break Time for Nursing Mothers under the FLSA

FAQs about break time for nursing mothers

How to file a complaint

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