Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) on the Fair Access for Moms Act
"The Fair Access for Moms Act would require more employers to provide a time and a space for moms who want to be able to nurse or to express milk ... But we want to expand the current law. So, basically, any employer with 15 or more employees would have to provide a time and a space for their employees to be able to express milk."
Women with children are the fastest-growing segment of the work force and balancing work and family is an important priority for them. ?More than 50 percent of women with infants less than one year old are in the labor force. Businesses are learning how to support nursing mothers at work --- but there's a growing cry that more needs to be done. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) discusses how business can support nursing mothers at work. Visit Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) on the web
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