In an office setting, you can simply provide curtains (if there are windows) so that nursing mothers can have privacy in their office.
(You may also want to pass out Do Not Disturb Signs to hang on doors to prevent a possible awkward encounter.)Here are some other solutions for you to offer to your nursing employees: Now, if you are a larger employer or one with quite a few nursing mothers, you may want to think about installing a permanent lactation space in your office. If you have somewhere that is large enough to fit a chair and a flat surface for the pump then you’re good to go.
Pumpspotting is a breastfeeding appthat connects nursing momsand helps them to find, rate and share the best placesto pump and nurse. Knowing your rights as a breastfeeding employee and early communication with your employer are some of the key steps to planning a successful transition back to work.
Since 2010, the federal “Break Time for Nursing Mothers” law has helped make breastfeeding and working possible for more moms across the country.
First off, we’d like to say that we did not come up with that term “Lactation Discrimination.” But kudos to whoever did! Employers are also required to provide a place, other than a bathroom, that is shielded from view and free from intrusion from coworkers and the public, which may be used by an employee to express breast milk.