Fewer Than 1 in 5 Working Moms Who Breastfeed Know Their Rights in the Workplace (source)
More than half (52%) do not know that they are legally entitled to a room to pump or express milk for a full year after giving birth.
They are also not aware this room needs to have shades or no windows (54%) and have a lock (42%).
Other rights include access to running water and access to a refrigerator to store milk. Shockingly,
11% of working moms mistakenly believe they are entitled to none of these protections.
But Virginia employers and employees can work together to do better with the national and state resources below: