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Health law amends FLSA to require ‘breastfeeding breaks’

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The new health care reform law includes a little-noticed provision that says employers must now provide “reasonable” unpaid break time and a private location (not a restroom) to allow nursing mothers to express milk.

Employers with fewer than 50 workers are exempt if complying would cause “undue hardship.” If your state already has a related law, you must comply with whichever law—the federal or state—is more generous to employees.

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