New York Consolidated Laws, Labor Law - LAB § 206-c. Right of nursing mothers to express breast milk

An employer shall provide reasonable unpaid break time or permit an employee to use paid break time or meal time each day to allow an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child for up to three years following child birth.  The employer shall make reasonable efforts to provide a room or other location, in close proximity to the work area, where an employee can express milk in privacy.  No employer shall discriminate in any way against an employee who chooses to express breast milk in the work place.


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