May 14, 2019 · It would seem logical that if the Federal government regulates bathroom breaks, then lunch breaks would be, too – everyone has the right to eat, right? The Fair Labor Standards Act says there is no federal requirement for meal breaks. Instead, many states have their own laws covering breaks and meal times. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable break time for an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child for one year after the child's birth each time such employee has need to express the milk (Section 7 of the FLSA). Employers are also required to provide a place, other than a bathroom, that is shielded from view and free ... Workplace Protection from Federal Legislation. The Federal Labor Standards Act has been amended to require employers to provide reasonable breaktime and a place for nursing mothers to express milk. The break time requirement is found in section 4207 of the Patient Protection and affordable Care Act, Public Law 111-148.

Dec 22, 2019 · Bathroom Breaks. While there are no specific KY labor laws about breaks that cover bathroom breaks, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires that, for workplace safety, employees need to be given reasonable bathroom breaks. If an employee has a medical condition that requires more frequent bathroom breaks than ...