University of California, San Diego
March 25, 2003
SUBJECT: Lactation Accommodations: State Law and UCSD Responsibility
As a recognized leader in promoting work-life balance, UCSD has a responsibility to help employees combine work with other aspects of life such as child rearing. Some of this responsibility takes the form of supplemental programs or services (e.g., child care assistance). But another aspect of this responsibility is about enforcing and ensuring that state law and UC policy are adhered to on a day-to-day basis.
State law requires that employers grant employees who are nursing mothers a reasonable amount of break time to "express milk" during working hours. The law also requires that employers make reasonable efforts to provide nursing mothers with appropriate private space to "express milk."
As a key administrator/key support staff, you may need to make reasonable efforts for these lactation accommodations. If you have any questions or if you need additional information, please see:
Inquiries regarding this notice should be directed to Jonnie Craig-Winston, Director of Policy Development and Quality of Work/Life, at (858) 534-8037 or firstname.lastname@example.org