Labor & Lactation: Employer Requirements for Nursing Mothers

By Teresa G. Santin

Feature Article for the April 2017 Issue of the Women in Law edition of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has said, “Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.” As involved as a father may be in childrearing, men will never face the logistical dilemmas of breastfeeding working mothers. Federal and some state laws impose requirements on employers to provide breaks and a space for nursing mothers to express milk. These measures that attempt to level the playing field for women benefit employers by allowing them to retain high quality employees who are also mothers. However, our current political landscape may alter the requirements that currently exist.

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Labor & Lactation: Employer Requirements for Nursing Mothers

By Teresa G. Santin

Feature Article for the April 2017 Issue of the Women in Law edition of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has said, “Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.” As involved as a father may be in childrearing, men will never face the logistical dilemmas of breastfeeding working mothers. Federal and some state laws impose requirements on employers to provide breaks and a space for nursing mothers to express milk. These measures that attempt to level the playing field for women benefit employers by allowing them to retain high quality employees who are also mothers. However, our current political landscape may alter the requirements that currently exist.

To access the full article, CLICK HERE

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The materials available at this web site are for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Use of and access to this web site or any of the links contained within the site do not create an attorney-client relationship between Thacker Robinson Zinz LPA and the user or browser. The opinions expressed at or through this site are the opinions of the individual author and may not reflect the opinions of the firm or any individual attorney.

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Labor & Lactation: Employer Requirements for Nursing Mothers

By Teresa G. Santin

Feature Article for the April 2017 Issue of the Women in Law edition of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has said, “Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.” As involved as a father may be in childrearing, men will never face the logistical dilemmas of breastfeeding working mothers. Federal and some state laws impose requirements on employers to provide breaks and a space for nursing mothers to express milk. These measures that attempt to level the playing field for women benefit employers by allowing them to retain high quality employees who are also mothers. However, our current political landscape may alter the requirements that currently exist.

To access the full article, CLICK HERE

Reprinted with permission

The materials available at this web site are for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Use of and access to this web site or any of the links contained within the site do not create an attorney-client relationship between Thacker Robinson Zinz LPA and the user or browser. The opinions expressed at or through this site are the opinions of the individual author and may not reflect the opinions of the firm or any individual attorney.

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