The college adheres to the New York state labor, Section 206-c, which protects the rights of nursing mothers in the workplace and prohibits discrimination against nursing mothers who decide to express milk during the work day.
Section 206-c of the New York State Labor Law provides that nursing mothers shall receive reasonable unpaid break time or paid break or mealtime each day in order to express breast milk for their nursing children up to three years following childbirth. Employers are to make reasonable efforts to provide a room or other location, in close proximity to the work area where an employee can express milk in privacy. No employer may discriminate in any way against an employee who chooses to express breast milk in the workplace.
New York State, Department of Labor, Section 206-CThe Nursing Mothers in the Workplace Act requires employers to provide a reasonable amount of unpaid break time each day to a nursing mother to express breast milk, or permit a nursing mother to use paid break time or meal time each day to express breast milk. This act was adopted to afford women the right to continue working, without being discriminated against, and not having to choose between work and providing breast milk for their children