Effective July 1, 2023, Minnesota’s new law requires employers to provide reasonable break times for lactating employees to express milk, regardless of the child’s age (it was 1 year). Break times must be provided even if doing so would “unduly disrupt the operations of the employer”. In addition, lactation spaces must be “clean, private

On April 12, 2018, the U.S. DOL issued Opinion Letter FLSA2018-19 regarding the compensability of frequent breaks. As the DOL notes, most employers provide employees a 20 minute (or less) paid break in the morning, a 30 minute (or more) unpaid lunch break, and 20 minute paid afternoon break. In this case, several employees had