A couple of months ago, I did a post on a new guide available on the Connecticut Department of Labor website on “Connecticut Breastfeeding Nondiscrimination and Workplace Accommodation Laws.” While I noted that it was a useful document, I also pointed out that there were some areas that could have used a bit more context
A Guide to Breastfeeding in the Workplace
If you’ve been with this blog since it’s inception, you probably recall a few posts here, here, and here that I did early on about what employers needed to know about the breastfeeding in the workplace laws.
Now, the CHRO in conjunction with the Connecticut Departments of Public Health and Labor, and the…
DOL Releases Fact Sheet on Break Times for Nursing Mothers Under FLSA
By Daniel Schwartz on
Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance
Connecticut employers have long since had to deal with Conn. Gen. Stat. 31-40w which has stated that every employee who wishes to express breast milk or breastfeed at work can do so during a meal or rest period. Employers are obligated to find a suitable room or other location (other than a toilet stall) where the…