What you need to know about breastfeeding rights
All 50 states have laws protect a woman's right to breastfeed in public. Mothers have the right to breast feed anytime and anywhere.
The federal law, “Break Time for Nursing Mothers,” states that for one year after a baby's birth, an employer is required to give the mother time and a private space to pump.
A bathroom, even if private, is not a permissible location. The pumping space must be shielded from view and free from any intrusion from co-workers and the public.
The pumping break time is defined as reasonable break for an employee to express breast milk or nurse their baby.
It is a violation of federal law to harass, discriminate or retaliate against any employee who complains about a lack of accommodation for pumping.
Although companies with less than 50 employees are not subject to federal law, however, your state’s law may offer protection.