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I am in pain when I cannot take a break to pump milk.

Breaks to Express Milk for Baby

The Barton Law Firm sues employers who deny female employees reasonable breaks as needed in appropriate locations to pump milk or breast-feed a baby.

Here are legal citations and information you might find helpful:


42 U.S.C.A. 2000e (Pregnancy Discrimination Act);

29 U.S.C. 207(r) (Fair Labor Standards Act).


Washington State:

RCW 43.10.005 (Workplace Pregnancy Accommodations);

RCW 43.70.640 (Workplace Breastfeeding);

RCW 49.60.215 (Unfair practices in places of public accommodation);

WAC 162.30.020 (Pregnancy and childbirth related conditions).


King County:

KCC 3.12.247 (Limited duty due to pregnancy; county employees only);

KCC 3.12D.010 (Discrimination and harassment policy; county employees only).


Snohomish County: 


SCC 3A.06.040 (Sick and disability leave; county employees only).



SMC Ch. 4.10 (Limited duty due to pregnancy; city employees only).

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