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Written by attorney Meghan Uzzi Lehner | Nov 8, 2018

Pumping at Work – Know your Rights

Up until 2010, there was no federal law requiring employers to provide pumping accommodations for breastfeeding employees. The Affordable Care Act, better known as “Obamacare,” requires employers to allow women to pump breast milk while they are at work.

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For more information about a worker mother’s right to pump at work, check out this FAQ sheet from the US Department of Labor: https://www.dol.gov/whd/nursingmothers/faqBTNM.htm

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