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YOU MIGHT WANT TO CONTACT TO THE HODGSON LAW FIRM, L.​L.C. IF YOU EXPERIENCE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • You are a nursing mother, and your employer does not allow you to take a break to express milk whenever you need to
  • You are a nursing mother, and your employer does not provide you a private location, that is not a bathroom, to express milk whenever you need to.

In 2010, Congress modified the rules regarding breaks for nursing mothers. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, employers are required to provide a reasonable break time for a nursing mother to express breast milk for her nursing child. These breaks happen each time a nursing mother needs to express the milk. Nursing mothers are entitled to these breaks for up to one year after the child’s birth.

Employers are also required to provide a private location, not a bathroom, where the nursing mother can express her milk. This new regulation became effective March 23, 2010. Employers are now required to provide these breaks and locations to each nursing mother.

NOT GIVING NURSING MOTHERS TIME TO EXPRESS AND/OR NURSE