Work & Family Policy Database
Time and Place to Pump
Subject: Nursing Mothers' Rights at Work
Statute/Code Cite: Tenn. Code Ann. Sec. 50-1-305.
Summary: Employers of any size must provide all female workers reasonable break time and a place in close proximity to their work area (other than a toilet stall) to express breast milk at work, for as long as the employee’s child is an infant.
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