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Saturday, October 22, 2011

ACLU files Notice of Claim Against Colorado school district on behalf of breastfeeding teacher

Reportedly, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a “notice of claim” on behalf of a teacher allegedly terminated for pumping breast milk on the job. The ACLU claims the school failed to renew a female teacher's teaching contract because of her pumping schedule. Under a state law passed in 2008, Colorado employers are required to make reasonable accommodations to allow mothers to pump milk at work.

Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer, 8/16/11, By AP

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The reports are true. Here's a link to the docket page on the ACLU of Colorado website. It includes the legal docs, as well as a link to our original press release.

Posted by: Erik Maulbetsch | Oct 25, 2011 10:19:23 AM

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