Nursing Mom's FLSA Claim Belongs With DOL, Judge Finds

Law360, New York (July 20, 2012, 7:50 PM EDT) -- An Iowa federal judge on Thursday dismissed a worker's claim that she was not given a private place to express breast milk, in violation of the health care reform law's amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act, saying the claim belonged with the U.S. Department of Labor rather than in court.

U.S. District Judge Donald E. O'Brien partially granted Casey's Marketing Co.'s motion to dismiss convenience store worker Stepheni Salz's lawsuit, finding that the statute and the DOL regulations governing the new rules for nursing mothers...
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