(1) An employer shall provide reasonable unpaid break time or permit an employee to
use paid break time, meal time, or both, each day to allow the employee to express
breast milk for her nursing child for up to two years after the child's birth.
(2) The employer shall make reasonable efforts to provide a room or other location
in close proximity to the work area, other than a toilet stall, where an employee
can express breast milk in privacy.
(3) An employer that makes reasonable efforts to accommodate an employee who chooses
to express breast milk in the workplace shall be deemed to be in compliance with the
requirements of this section.
(4) The department of labor and employment shall provide, on its website, information
and links to other websites where employers can access information regarding methods
to accommodate nursing mothers in the workplace. The department shall consult with appropriate organizations or associations to determine
the appropriate information and website links to provide on the department's website
so as to provide employers with the most accurate and useful information available.
(5) Before an employee may seek litigation for a violation of this section, there
shall be nonbinding mediation between the employer and the employee.
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