Breastfeeding Grand Rounds 2023: Role of Legislation in Supporting Pregnant and Breastfeeding Employee


At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the current rights and protections afforded pregnant and breastfeeding employees under the new/revised federal and state laws
  2. Summarize key strategies to improve lactation support in the workplace.
  3. Describe the evidence that demonstrates how workplace support for pregnant or breastfeeding employees’ benefits businesses.
  4. Identify tools to help employers implement policies to protect and support pregnant and lactating employees in the workplace.
  5. Describe role of healthcare and public health providers in educating pregnant and breastfeeding individuals on their rights and protections in the workplace.

* Fields marked with an asterisk are required

Participant Information

Are you Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin? * (One or more categories may be selected)
What is your race? * (One or more categories may be selected)

Motivation to Participate

Program Evaluation

Using the rating scale, please rate the following.

Learning Outcome

Objectives/Learner's achievement of each objective
As a result of this educational activity, I am able to:


Presenter 1
Johanna Cabrera, Supervising Labor Standards Investigator -Dist 06 NYS DOL, Nassau / Albany NY

Presenter 2
Sarah Decker, Community Outreach & Resource Planning Specialist, U.S. DOL – Wage & Hour Division, Albany, NY District Office

Presenter 3
Jessica Lee, Senior Staff Attorney | Director, Pregnant Scholar Initiative Center for WorkLife Law, University of California College of the Law, San Francisco

Conflict of Interest

Outcomes of Education

Please list up to three specific barriers you have identified that will prevent you from incorporating what you have learned into practice.


Please list up to three specific strengths of this learning activity/offering.

Please list up to three specific areas to improve this learning activity/offering.

Submit Evaluation

(Required for continuing education credits)

(Not eligible for continuing education credits)