California Labor Commissioner Featured Speaker at Seminar Promoting Accommodations for Nursing Mothers at Work
May 12, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO, May 12 /PRNewswire/ —
Labor Commissioner Angela Who: Bradstreet Denise Padres, Deputy Chief, Division of Labor Standards Enforcement Wendy Wright, Lactation Consultant and Founder of Lactation Navigation, LLC What: Seminar & Networking Event Thursday, May 13 - three events When: throughout the day 8:00 -9:00 12:00 Noon 5:00 - 6:00 AM - 1:00 PM PM Sequoia Mills - Hospital's Peninsula Health & (Mills Wellness El Camino Where: Campus) Center Hospital ---------- ----------- ---------- 749 100 South Brewster 2500 Grant San Mateo Avenue, Road, Drive, San Redwood Mountain Mateo, CA City, CA View, CA Continental Breakfast Light Lunch Refreshments Served Served Served The emphasis of this free seminar is to inform employers and managers about the state's requirements and the benefits of providing workplace lactation accommodation. California was among the first states in the nation to enact legislation that requires employers to provide unpaid break time and a clean, private space for nursing mothers. California's Labor Commissioner, Angela Bradstreet, was a recent guest at the White House and spoke to President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama about California's lactation law. The state's requirements are now part of the recently-passed Federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Why: Act. Seminar sponsors include the California Breastfeeding Coalition, California WIC, First 5 of Santa Clara County, The Santa Clara Public Health Department, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, Sequoia Hospital, El Camino Hospital, Lactation Navigation LLC, the Northern California Human Resources Association and The Business Case for Breastfeeding.
Contact: -------- Krisann Chasarik Erika Monterroza 415-703-5050 www.dir.ca.gov
SOURCE Dept. of Industrial Relations