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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, effective March 23, 2010, requires employers to provide reasonable break time for an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child for one year after the child’s birth each time such employee has need to express the milk.  Employers are also required to provide a place, other than a bathroom, that is shielded from view and free from intrusion from coworkers and the public, which may be used by an employee to express breast milk.  The fact sheet “Break Time for Nursing Mothers under the FLSA” can be found by clicking on the link.