Sec. 31-40w. Breastfeeding in the workplace.
- Any employee may, at her discretion, express breast milk or breastfeed on
site at her workplace during her meal or break period.
- An 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
the employee can express her milk in private.
- An employer shall not discriminate against, discipline or take any adverse
employment action against any employee because such employee has elected to
exercise her rights under subsection (a) of this section.
- As used in this section, "employer" means a person engaged in business who
has one or more employees, including the state and any political subdivision of
the state; "employee" means any person engaged in service to an employer in the
business of the employer; "reasonable efforts" means any effort that would not
impose an undue hardship on the operation of the employer's business; and "undue
hardship" means any action that requires significant difficulty or expense when
considered in relation to factors such as the size of the business, its
financial resources and the nature and structure of its operation.
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