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Utah Requires New Accommodations For Pregnant, Breastfeeding Employees

Utah is joining more than a dozen states to require businesses to offer breast-feeding and pregnant employees accommodations such as extra breaks during work.

Republican Gov. Gary Herbert signed a law late Monday that makes it a requirement for employers with 15 or more workers.

It does not require businesses to allow employees to bring their children to work to breastfeed.

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The new rule comes on the heels of a law Utah passed in 2015 that made it illegal to discriminate against pregnant and breast-feeding persons at work.