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On December 29, 2022, the following federal bills were signed into law, expanding federal protections for both pregnant and breastfeeding workers. Click the details link to find out what that means for families and employers in Kansas.

  • PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act: Expands the legal right to receive pumping breaks and private space to nearly 9 million more workers, including teachers, registered nurses, farmworkers, and many others. Details
  • Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: Gives pregnant and postpartum workers, including breastfeeding employees, a right to reasonable workplace accommodations, including lactation accommodations. Details