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One of the lesser heralded provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (better known as the Health Care Reform Bill) enacted in March of 2010 is section 4207, which provides reasonable break time for nursing mothers. This law amended Section 7 of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Unlike many provisions of the health reform bill, which do not go into effect for several years, this provision immediately became enforceable in March. The United States Labor Department has recently published guidance regarding the impact of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act’s new lactation-break requirement:
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Connie Elder Carrigan is a partner in the firm, with a practice concentration in Business Law. Her focus is assisting clients with issues regarding employment law, business advice and litigation, construction law, equipment leasing and creditor bankruptcy. Connie has lectured on topics ranging from employment law, bankruptcy, and equipment leasing to construction law....LEARN MORE