Workplace Word®-August 2010
Federal Law Now Requires Employers to Provide Break Time for Nursing Mothers


One of the more overlooked components of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”), signed into law on March 23, 2010, is the new requirement that employers provide break time for nursing mothers.  The PPACA amended Section 7 of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) to add this new requirement.

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