TX Federal Judge Nixes EEOC Breast Milk Pumping Case, Finds No COA re ‘Lactation Discrimination’ | ABA Journal | Martha Neil | 02/8/12

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A federal judge in Texas says a mother was not protected by law from losing her job even if it’s true she was fired for asking to pump breast milk at work for her baby.

“Lactation is not pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition,” and hence there is no cause of action for “lactation discrimination” under federal civil rights law protecting pregnant women, said U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes in a written opinion (PDF) last week in the Houston case, to which KTRK provides a link.

via Federal Judge Nixes EEOC Breast Milk Pumping Case, Finds No COA re ‘Lactation Discrimination’ – News – ABA Journal.

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2 Responses to TX Federal Judge Nixes EEOC Breast Milk Pumping Case, Finds No COA re ‘Lactation Discrimination’ | ABA Journal | Martha Neil | 02/8/12

  1. Mrs. Picket says:

    Reblogged this on My Picket Fence Life and commented:
    Sometimes the law is flawed… This is really disappointing.

  2. Pingback: Pumping Not Protected | strategicdefenselaw

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