Jan 2, 2020

New York City’s New Lactation Room Laws – What Employers Need to Know

Lactation Room Laws

Starting March 18, 2019, all New York City employers with four or more employees must comply with new laws requiring employers to provide lactation rooms to breastfeeding employees, as well as develop a lactation policy and processes for employees to request accommodations for nursing. Employers must provide breastfeeding employees with access to a lactation room Specifically, the new laws require that employers provide employees who need to express breast milk during the workday with: A lactation room which is defined as “a sanitary place, other than a restroom, that can be used to express breast milk shielded from view and free… Read more