The Pacific Sun reported that the state Assembly has OK’d legislation that makes it unlawful to discriminate against breastfeeding in the work place.
California moms and their newborn babies may soon be free to do as nature intended, nutrition-wise, thanks to AB 2386--which would clarify that breastfeeding be included along with race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, or sexual orientation as a protected category against discriminatory workplace termination.
Napa Assemblyman Michael Allen penned the bill, AB 2386, accoring to the Pacific Sun. Allen is running to be Marin’s new District 10 Assemblymember (a position currently filled by , who ).
The bill’s next stop is the Senate.