Also, let’s keep in mind the benefits of helping our working moms get back to work.
Now this may be easier for some companies than others.
First off, we’d like to say that we did not come up with that term “Lactation Discrimination.” But kudos to whoever did! Employers are also required to provide a place, other than a bathroom, that is shielded from view and free from intrusion from coworkers and the public, which may be used by an employee to express breast milk.
The break time requirement became effective when the Affordable Care Act was signed into law on March 23, 2010.
As HR professionals, we are pros at handling “awkward employee conversations.” So today, we want to talk about something that may make you blush: breastfeeding mothers in the workplace. Here’s another number for you: 75% of new moms choose to breastfeed.