2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 28: Human Rights
Article 20: Nursing Mothers, 28-20-1 through 28-20-2
Section 28-20-2: Use of a breast pump in the workplace.


NM Stat § 28-20-2 (1996 through 1st Sess 50th Legis) What's This?

28-20-2. Use of a breast pump in the workplace.

A. In order to foster the ability of a nursing mother who is an employee to use a breast pump in the workplace, an employer, including the state and its political subdivisions, shall provide:

(1) a space for using the breast pump that is:

(a) clean and private;

(b) near the employee's workspace; and

(c) not a bathroom; and

(2) flexible break times.

B. An employer shall not be liable for:

(1) storage or refrigeration of breast milk;

(2) payment for a nursing mother's break time in addition to established employee breaks; or

(3) payment of overtime while a nursing mother is using a breast pump.

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