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Breastfeeding in the workplace

Returning to work after maternity leave is daunting enough. But for some new mothers, there are added concerns about how they will continue to breastfeed while at work.

Often employers do not know what their legal obligations are and what rights new mothers have, so let us explore the law, case law and what you can do to support employees who are breastfeeding.

The law

It is up to new mothers to decide whether they wish to continue breastfeeding when they return to work and for how long. There is no law to prevent it.

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August 3, 2017

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