This law allows up to two paid breaks (of 15 minutes each) each day for women with a nursing child up to one year of age to express breastmilk. Requires employers to work with employee on scheduling breaks, and finding a location hidden from view and free from intrusion to express milk. It only applies only to county employees.
See references to "nursing mothers" and "nursing child." § 2-759)
Support for breastfeeding supports public health goals.
Section 2-772 sets forth policies for progressive discipline in cases of "inappropriate conduct," but does not specifically address discipline for violations of this section.
Section 2-759 is located in Chapter 2 (Administration), Article X (Personnel Plan), Division 1 (Base Personnel Policies). History: Ord. No. O-16-8-101 , § 1(Exh. A), 9-26-16.
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