Update Applicable to:
All employers in the state of New York
The NYSDOL has released the long-awaited model policy, which notes that it must be provided in writing to employees at hire and annually thereafter.
What are the details?
Employers are also required to provide the policy to employees who return to work following the birth of a child. While employers can include additional accommodations to fit the needs of the workplace, they must implement the minimum standards set forth in the model policy.
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What do employers need to do?
Employers in New York will likely want to adopt the state’s model policy as soon as possible, and review the spaces, if any, they provide for employees who need to express breast milk, considering the requirements in the new law.
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