We encourage you to work with your employer, prenatally, to discuss a plan for pumping. “Gold” employers have a written policy and discuss it with their employees when they discuss maternity leave.
• Here is a sample policy you can use
If you think an employer is not in compliance, educate yourself before you take action!
• Fact sheet 73 is an overview of the law, including requirements, exemptions, and how to file a complaint.
• Fact sheet 17a defines exempt vs. non exempt and how to know which employment status you have
• Fact sheet 77a explains how employers cannot retaliate against employers for filing a complaint.