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Policy Summary

Upon the employee's request, the Village must provide a "reasonable accommodation" of providing private, non-bathroom space to its employees for the purpose of expressing breast milk and breastfeeding.

Background Information

State Illinois
Jurisdiction Name Godfrey
Jurisdiction Type Other, .
Population Size 5,000-50,000
Legal Strategies
  • Prohibits/discourages something
Reach Limited scope
Only applicable to village employees.
Food System Category Get;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
Yes

Refers to protections for women (§ 2-237).

Health-related goal?
Yes

Support for breastfeeding supports public health goals.

Environmental goal?
No

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
Yes

Sec. 2-231 states that these provisions are part of a manual that "is a statement of policies and procedures to be followed by employees of the Village of Godfrey."

Includes definitions?
No

Addresses implementation?
Yes

"Once the employee makes the request, the Village will take all reasonable efforts to grant the accommodation unless the Village can demonstrate that the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the ordinary operation of the Village" (sec. 2-237 (5.1)).

Enforcement provisions?
No

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra investment?
No

Code context and ordinance history

Chapter 2 (Administration), Article III (Officers and Employees), Division 6 (Policies and Procedures Manual); Sec. 2-237 (Pregnancy accomodation in the workplace). Ordinances: Ord. No. 02-2015, § 1, 3-17-2015.