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Legislative Update for the Week of August 1, 2011

Leg Roundup Image 132 by 140.jpgBill Would Expand Protections for Nursing Mother
The Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2011 would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act to prohibit employers from terminating or otherwise discriminating against an employee nursing or expressing milk during lunch or break times and entitle many salaried employees to the same benefits given to their non-exempt counterparts. Read the full post here. (August 4)

OSHA Seeks to Strengthen its Whistleblower Protection Program
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration released a list of the changes it plans to implement in order to strengthen its Whistleblower Protection Program. Read the full post here. (August 2)

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