Work & Family Policy Database
Milk in the Workplace
Subject: Nursing Mothers
Bill: H. 2038
Sponsor: Roblan (D)
Date Introduced: 01/11/2011
To House Committee on Human Services: 01/21/2011
Public Hearing Held: 02/14/2011
Summary: Conforms state law related to the expression of milk in the workplace to federal law. The legislation slightly amends the current state law to require "reasonable rest periods" as needed by the worker to express milk, rather than the current language requiring employers to provide a 30-minute rest period every four hours.
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