Important policy update regarding women who are nursing: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“Affordable Care Act”) requires employers to provide reasonable break time for an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child for one year after the child’s birth each time such employee has need to express the milk. Employers are also required to provide a place, other than a bathroom, that is shielded from view and free from intrusion from coworkers and the public, which may be used by an employee to express breast milk.
There are 3 rooms identified for specific use on the West campus. They are:
- Steger 559 – Key available from the Women’s Center desk in 571. This room is primarily a conference room and as such is subject to availability issues. Please contact Ann Brown at 513-556-4401 to discuss scheduling.
DAAP 4470 V – Key available for checkout from the CGC help desk in room 4425.
French West 6440 - Key available at second floor reception desk.
NOTE: These rooms all lock from the inside and have outlets for breast pumps. Rooms may not have sinks available.
The following rooms are also up and running and reserved for lactation/nursing mothers:
- UC Blue Ash- Muntz building- room 375
- UC Clermont - Edith Peter Jones building- room 203A (contact Jen Radt in
- UC Clermont -Disability Services for use of the room)
For information regarding this policy at UC please visit the Labor Relations and Policy Development page available through Human Resources by visiting www.uc.edu/hr/lrpd