Olivera Krstanoska is one of the first women to ever file a class action lawsuit in regards to pumping breast milk at work, The Daily Beast reports. The microbiologist worked at Avon’s Global Research & Development Center in New York from 2014 to 2016 and claims her coworkers “marginalized and penalized” her for taking short breaks to pump breast milk.
Not only is that discrimination completely unfair, it’s also unacceptable. The New York Department of Labor guidelines entitle new mothers to 20-minute breaks every three hours.
The unfair treatment doesn’t end there. She also claims Avon didn’t provide her with a private place to refrigerate her breast milk, and told her to store it in the lab…
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