This law allows up to two paid breaks (of 15 minutes each) each day for women with a nursing child up to one year of age to express breastmilk. Requires employers to work with employee on scheduling breaks, and finding a location hidden from view and free from intrusion to express milk. It only applies only to county employees.
This policy may correspond to diet-related strategies identified by the County Health Rankings’ What Works for Health tool, including:
For research on the potential effectiveness, please review the category links above.
We understand that this information is not comprehensive. It also does not include other important forms of evidence such as community members’ lived experiences and practice-based evidence.
See references to "nursing mothers" and "nursing child." § 2-759)
Support for breastfeeding supports public health goals.
Section 2-772 sets forth policies for progressive discipline in cases of "inappropriate conduct," but does not specifically address discipline for violations of this section.
Section 2-759 is located in Chapter 2 (Administration), Article X (Personnel Plan), Division 1 (Base Personnel Policies). History: Ord. No. O-16-8-101 , § 1(Exh. A), 9-26-16.
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