Are Employers Required to Make Provisions for Employees Breastfeeding at Work?Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 12 May 2022
Okay. Okay, moving on to breastfeeding in the workplace. So for anyone who gets our weekly reviews, you'll read about a case last week reported of a employee, I think she was a teacher actually, who won a sexual harassment case because she was forced to breastfeed in toilets and carpark. So that's a big area to tackle. So what is the law around employers requirements in making provisions for employees breastfeeding at work, Seamus?
Seamus: Well, usually the position is, look, the aspect of breastfeeding arises whenever the employee is intending to return to work. So there will normally have been a period of maternity leave and this is the point where the employee is seeking to return from
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