breastfeeding in the workplace

Earlier this year, New Jersey enacted a law to protect breastfeeding employees and require employers to provide certain accommodations to breastfeeding employees.

Notably, this law required reasonable accommodations as a general matter but also noted that reasonable accommodation “shall include reasonable break time each day to the employee and a suitable room or other location

We reported last week that the EEOC filed an appeal to the federal court of appeals seeking a reversal of the decision of a Texas judge who denied the Title VII claim of a woman who alleged that she was fired for seeking to pump breast milk while on the job, stating that "Lactation is

In our February 16th blog, we reported that a Texas federal judge recently stated, in denying the Title VII claim of a woman who alleged that she was fired for seeking to pump breast milk while on the job, that "Lactation is not pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition."   We suggested in our