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What Employers Need to Know: Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA)

What Employers Need to Know: Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA)

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) is a federal law that requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations related to pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions.

The law was passed in December 2022, and went into effect on June 27, 2023. It was modeled after the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which has been in place for over 30 years. What makes the PWFA different? It specifically focuses on pregnancy related accommodations!

by Healthy Horizons on August 16, 2023
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Welcome to Workplace Lactation Week 2023 - Theme: Preparing for the PUMP Act!

Welcome to Workplace Lactation Week 2023 - Theme: Preparing for the PUMP Act!

Welcome to Workplace Lactation Week, a dedicated week celebrated in conjunction with National Breastfeeding Month, with a special focus on working and pumping. The 2023 theme is "Preparing for the PUMP Act." This themed week serves as an invaluable resource for leaders, parents, and businesses, providing essential information, resources, and best practices to promote a lactation-friendly work environment.
by Healthy Horizons on August 08, 2023
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Healthy Horizons Lactation Room Contest

Lactation Room Contest 2023

The 2023 Lactation Room Contest is closed.  Do you know...
by Shopify API on July 16, 2023
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Layoffs and Lactation: Why Supporting New Mothers is Good for Business

Layoffs and Lactation: Why Supporting New Mothers is Good for Business

Layoffs are a reality for many industries, and unfortunately, they...
by Healthy Horizons on March 30, 2023
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What Employers Need to Know: Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP Act)

What Employers Need to Know: Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP Act)

Millions more pumping employees are now covered by a new...
by Healthy Horizons on January 30, 2023
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No Lactation Room? Learn from These Pumping Horror Stories!

No Lactation Room? Learn from These Pumping Horror Stories!

Pumping Doesn't Have to Be Scary! Parenthood, pumping and baby...
by Healthy Horizons on October 21, 2022
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Lactation Room Set Up Guide: Best Practices and Design Ideas

Lactation Room Set Up Guide: Best Practices and Design Ideas...
by Healthy Horizons on September 29, 2022
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Check Out This Healthy Horizons Lactation Room Tour

Check Out This Healthy Horizons Lactation Room Tour

What Makes A Great Lactation Room?  If you have a...
by Healthy Horizons on August 11, 2022
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How to Help Your Employees During the Infant Formula Shortage

How to Help Your Employees During the Infant Formula Shortage

You can help your employees during the baby formula shortage. ...
by Healthy Horizons on June 24, 2022
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Why Workplace Lactation Rooms are Required  in the Hybrid Work Environment

Why Workplace Lactation Rooms are Required in the Hybrid Work Environment

More and more employees adjust to hybrid work or a...
by Healthy Horizons on April 25, 2022
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Lactation Laws: What Employers Need to Know

Employers have an important role in helping new parents transition...
by Healthy Horizons on May 12, 2021
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Casa de Corazón lactation room

How Casa de Corazón Supports Breastfeeding Moms at Work

Casa de Corazon recently opened it's mother's room, a dedicated space where parents and employees can breastfeed or pump breastmilk. The room was equipped and furnished with prizes earned by winning a contest from Healthy Horizons.
by Healthy Horizons on April 28, 2021
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Top Lactation Room Design Ideas

So, you’re in human resources or facilities management and you've...
by Healthy Horizons on March 11, 2021
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A Guide to Choosing the Best Corporate Lactation Program - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

A Guide to Choosing the Best Corporate Lactation Program

New federal health care regulations created to promote the support...
by Healthy Horizons on November 02, 2020
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Workplace Breastfeeding Laws

Are you familiar with the workplace breastfeeding laws in your...
by Healthy Horizons on October 21, 2020
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Workplace Breastfeeding Laws By State - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Workplace Breastfeeding Laws By State

32 states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico...
by Healthy Horizons on October 20, 2020
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How To Label Lactation Rooms at Work

Why are there so many names for a lactation space...
by Healthy Horizons on August 13, 2020
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Reopening Mother’s Rooms at Work - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Reopening Mother’s Rooms at Work

Under the Break Time for Nursing Mothers Provision enacted in...
by Healthy Horizons on July 14, 2020
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From Remote Work to Reopening: Breastfeeding Moms Matter - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

From Remote Work to Reopening: Breastfeeding Moms Matter

There are no shortcuts in making sure employees are safe,...
by Healthy Horizons on May 21, 2020
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Mom Moments: Bridge Your Way Back to the Workplace - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Mom Moments: Bridge Your Way Back to the Workplace

As Mother’s Day approaches, many new moms and moms-to-be already...
by Healthy Horizons on May 07, 2020
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