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28-20-2. Use of a breast pump in the workplace.

A.     In order to foster the ability of a nursing mother who is an employee to use a breast pump in the workplace, an employer, including the state and its political subdivisions, shall provide: 

(1)     a space for using the breast pump that is: 

(a)     clean and private; 

(b)     near the employee’s workspace; and 

(c)     not a bathroom; and 

(2)     flexible break times.  

B.     An employer shall not be liable for: 

(1)     storage or refrigeration of breast milk; 

(2)     payment for a nursing mother’s break time in addition to established employee breaks; or  

(3)     payment of overtime while a nursing mother is using a breast pump.