Scoop: Call to Protect Breastfeeding Workers
Wednesday, 4 August 2004, 10:38 am
Press Release: New Zealand Council of Trade Unions
"Women returning to work after having a child should have their right to continue breastfeeding protected by law, Council of Trade Unions secretary Carol Beaumont said today, marking World Breastfeeding Week. Employers had been slow to voluntarily introduce breastfeeding breaks, so the CTU supported a legislated right to breastfeeding breaks and facilities upon return to work...."