Monthly Archives January 2020

California Companies: Give Moms a Break or Suffer Costs

The column, below, was written by Charles Crumpley, Editor and Publisher of the San Fernando Valley Business Journal and published today in Fox & Hounds. I’ve asked a dozen or so business operators in recent months if they’ve created lactation rooms yet. Most of them have given me a blank stare, with several saying they were unaware of the new state law, which went into effect Jan. 1. Alas, inaction could be costly. The reason: If an employer does not provide private rooms for nursing mothers, the new [California] statute allows employees to file suit under the Private Attorney General
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