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.
This policy may correspond to diet-related strategies identified by the County Health Rankings’ What Works for Health tool, including:
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We understand that this information is not comprehensive. It also does not include other important forms of evidence such as community members’ lived experiences and practice-based evidence.
Refers to protections for women (§ 2-237).
Support for breastfeeding supports public health goals.
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."
"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)).
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.