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Department of Labor Requests Commentary Regarding Implementation of New Lactation Break Requirement

Via notice published December 21, 2010, the United States Department of Labor’s Wage & Hour Division (“WHD”) sought commentary from the public regarding WHD’s preliminary interpretations of the new lactation break requirement added to the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) on March 23, 2010 as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  These preliminary … Continue Reading

USDOL Issues Guidance On Employers’ Obligation to Provide Breaks to Nursing Mothers

As previously reported here, the recent Health Care Reform legislation includes a provision, which became effective immediately upon passage of the Act, requiring employers to provide breaks for employees to express milk for nursing children.  The USDOL issued a fact sheet this week explaining its view of an employer’s obligations under this enactment.  The highlights … Continue Reading
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