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Lactation Accommodation for Community Partners

BFP-BreastfeedingSupport-CommunityThe Surgeon General  has called on all sectors of the community, including employers, to protect, promote and support breastfeeding. A mother’s surroundings impact her decision to consider initiating breastfeeding, to breastfeed exclusively for the recommended 6 months, and to continue to breastfeed with appropriate foods as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Lactation Accomodation Laws

California Worksite Lactation Accommodation Law 

California Labor Code 1030-1033 

Department of Industrial Relations: Rest Periods/ Lactation Accommodation

Department of Industrial Relations: Lactation Accommodation 

Minimum Requirements of the California Lactation Accommodation Law (PDF) 

To contact the Labor Commissioner's Office : check frequently asked questions before contacting the office closest to your workplace by phone or in person. 

Worksite Lactation Accommodation: California vs. Federal Lactation Law (PDF) 

Guide to the Rights of Breastfeeding Employees in California 

Federal Worksite Lactation Accommodation Law 

From the U.S. Department of Labor:

Guide to the "Break Time for Nursing Mothers" Law 

What if your state already has a law?  Guides to state laws regarding breastfeeding in the workplace.

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