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Breastfeeding

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Montana State Laws

Montana protects breastfeeding moms. It is the right of a mother to breastfeed her baby anywhere, anytime; have support with continued breastfeeding after returning to work from being on maternity leave; and exemption from jury duty. 

Montana Law Protects Public Breastfeeding
Public Employer Policy of Support of Women and Breastfeeding
Montana Breastfeeding Law and Jury Duty

For more information or to file a complaint contact: Montana Human Rights Bureau 1-406-444-2884 or 1-800-542-0807
Montana State Law protects breastfeeding mothers from indecent exposure claims and exempts breastfeeding mothers from jury duty

Federal Laws

US Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) amended the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to support nursing mothers' pump breaks. 
 
Break Time for Nursing Mothers under the FLSA Fact Sheet, U.S. Department of Labor
Frequently Asked Questions - Break Time for Nursing Mothers, U.S. Department of Labor

For more information or to file a complaint contact the Federal Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division: 1-866-487-9243 

Montana Breastfeeding Resources