Work & Family Policy Database
Time and Place to Pump
Subject: Nursing Mothers
Statute/Code Cite: 820 Ill. Comp. State. 260/5, 260/10, 260/15
Summary: All female workers in businesses with five or more employees are entitled to reasonable break time and a place other than a toilet stall to express breast milk at work, for as long as the worker’s child is an infant.
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