Colo. School Settles Teacher's Breastfeeding Bias Claims

Law360, New York (September 19, 2012, 7:37 PM EDT) -- A Colorado public charter school has agreed to resolve a former teacher's claims that she was fired for taking breaks to pump breast milk in the first public settlement under a recent state law enacted to protect working mothers, the American Civil Liberties Union announced Tuesday.

In a settlement signed on Friday, Rocky Mountain Academy of Evergreen agreed to pay a confidential sum to former teacher Heather Burgbacher and to change its policies to make sure employees who are nursing have time and a location to...
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