Tag: Breastfeeding

Air Force Announces New Mandate: Lactation Rooms

By on September 2, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Air Force Announces New Mandate: Lactation Rooms

The Air Force has a new policy that will provide a new benefit for nursing mothers.

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New Law Will Require Breastfeeding Rooms in Federal Buildings

By on July 29, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
New Law Will Require Breastfeeding Rooms in Federal Buildings

A new law will require lactation spaces in public federal buildings for use by federal employees.

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Renewed Effort in Congress to Provide Lactation Facilities for Agency Visitors

By on March 7, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Renewed Effort in Congress to Provide Lactation Facilities for Agency Visitors

Legislation recently passed the House in a renewed effort to provide private lactation spaces in federal buildings for visitors.

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Should Federal Buildings Be Required to Provide Lactation Spaces for Visiting Nursing Mothers?

By on February 4, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Should Federal Buildings Be Required to Provide Lactation Spaces for Visiting Nursing Mothers?

Should federally owned or leased buildings be required to provide private lactation spaces for female visitors? One lawmaker thinks they should.

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New Rules Mean More Protection For Pregnant Workers

By on September 28, 2014 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is linking the temporary condition of pregnancy to a legal principle usually associated with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which rewrote the rules of access in both the workplace and society as they relate to accommodating people with disabilities. The author discusses how this change could impact federal workers in their workplaces.

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Federal Employees as Nursing Mothers: Changing the Culture in the Federal Workplace

By on December 21, 2010 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

President Obama has given OPM delegated authority “to providing appropriate workplace accommodations for executive branch civilian employees who are nursing mothers.” What does this mean for your agency?

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