Hawaii Breastfeeding Law Poster Required
The Hawaii Breastfeeding Law Poster is a labor law posters poster by the Hawaii Department Of Labor and Industrial Relations. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Hawaii, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
This poster informs Hawaii employees about laws in regards to breastfeeding in the workplace. Employers are required to post the following posters in an appropriate location, however, DLIR does not enforce these laws. Employees who breastfeed in the workplace are entitled to break times for breastfeeding and may file a lawsuit should their employer violate this law.
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Revised 11/10/15 NOTICE TO EMPLOYEES Under the HAWAII EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES LAW (Act 249, 2013 Regular Session) BREASTFEEDING IN THE WORKPLACE effective July 1, 2013 You have the right to reasonable break time to express milk for your nursing child at the workplace in a location ,other than the restroom ,that is shielded from view and free from intrusion from coworkers and the public for one year after your child's birth. Employers with fewer than twenty employees who can show that providing the time and place to express breast milk as required under Act 249 (SLH, 2013) would impose an undue hardship by causing the employer significant difficulty or expense in relation to the size, financial resources, nature, or structure of the employer's business shall not be subject to the time and place requirements of Act 249. Employers who fail to comply with the requirements of Act 249 shall be fined $500 per violation and may be liable for damages suffered by the employee. ENFORCEMENT :If you believe your employer has violated this law you may file a lawsuit in state court for appropriate injunctive relief, actual damages, or both, within two years after the occurrence of the alleged violation. Damages may include reasonable attorney s’ fees. This notice provides general background information on Hawaii Employment Practices Law and is not intended to serve as a substitute for legal counsel. For specific legal advice on individual situations, please consult your attorney. The law requires employers to post a notice in a conspicuous place accessible to employees providing information regarding this employment practice. Department of Labor and Industrial Relations Equal Opportunity Employer/Program Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. TDD/TTY Dial 711 then ask for (808) 586-8866.
Other Hawaii Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional fifteen optional and mandatory Hawaii labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
- Original poster PDF http://labor.hawaii.gov/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Breast-Feeding20151110.pdf , updated December 2019
- Hawaii Labor Law Posters at http://labor.hawaii.gov/labor-law-poster/
- Hawaii Department Of Labor and Industrial Relations
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