Break Time for Nursing Mothers Law

The United States Breastfeeding Commission (USBC) has published an online guide to help breastfeeding mothers understand their rights in the workplace.


Effective March 23, 2010, this federal law requires employers to provide break time and a place for hourly paid workers to express breast milk at work. The law states that employers must provide a “reasonable” amount of time and that they must provide a private space other than a bathroom. They are required to provide this until the employee’s baby turns one year old.”

Click here to view this helpful online guide:

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