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Nursing Mothers Card Mothers who return to work are protected under Federal law, Section 7(r) of the Fair Labor Standards Act,to take time out for breast-pumping breaks!  This handy card explains how the law works.  Many states have laws protecting breastfeeding mothers, too.  In New Jersey, here is a link to Jake Marcus, JD about breastfeeding law in our state.  Hat tip to Jake for taking the time to put it together!  And in case you want more info on putting it together at your job, here’s a link to an article Jake wrote on pumping in the workplace:  “Pumping 9 to 5”.

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