New HHS Website Reviews Employer Compliance Solutions for Nursing Mother Accomodations

Helios HR's picture
Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly versionPDF versionPDF version

HeliosWritten by Helios

545Guest Post By NFP Benefit Partners

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) recently launched a new website intended to provide employers with a library of online resources with cost-effective tips and solutions for any industry setting in order to comply with the nursing mothers accommodation requirements under health care reform.

Mother Feeding Her BabyAs background, PPACA amended the FLSA to require employers to provide breaks for mothers to express breast milk each time a non-exempt employee has a need to do so. In addition, the employer must provide a place, other than a bathroom, that is private and free from intrusion from co-workers for mothers to express breast milk. Employers with fewer than 50 employees are not required to provide the breaks “if such requirement would impose an undue hardship by causing the employer significant difficulty or expense when considered in relation to the size, financial resources, nature or structure of the employer’s business.”

This new website provides welcome clarification on this topic, addressing topics such as:

  • Employer solutions
  • Industry solutions
  • Time and space solutions
  • FAQs for employers
  • Business case for breastfeeding support
  • Laws protecting nursing moms
  • Support for employers

Finally, the new website includes a sample breastfeeding policy for employers to utilize.

Nursing Mothers » 
Sample Policy »

Leave a Reply

Name (required)


E-mail (not published/shared) (required)


Website


Comment

By submitting a comment here you grant Helios HR a perpetual license to reproduce your words and name/web site in attribution. Inappropriate or irrelevant comments will be removed at an administrator's discretion.

Latest News

Categories

Select CategoryApollo AwardsBenefitsBest PracticesCommunicationCommunityCompensationComplianceCurrent EventsEmployee EngagementEthicsFavorite BooksGeneralGoal SettingGovernment ContractingHealth CareHelios in the NewsHolidaysInterviews with Local LeadersJob SeekersLeadershipMerger & AcquisitionNewsOnboardingPerformance ManagementPolicies & ProceduresPress ReleasesProfessional DevelopmentRecruitingRelationshipsResourcesStrategic PlanningTerminationsUncategorized

Archives

Select Month July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 April 2011 March 2011 January 2011 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 June 2008 April 2008 February 2008 November 2007 October 2007 June 2007 April 2007 November 2006 October 2006 June 2006 May 2006 January 2006

Upcoming Events

  1. Brava! Awards

    July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  2. Fairfax Chamber HR Executive Forum

    August 21 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

View All Events

News Source : New HHS Website Reviews Employer Compliance Solutions for Nursing Mother Accomodations
Copy this html code to your website/blog to embed this press release.