Huntsville International Carl T Jones Field made traveling for nursing moms easier. The airport now has a Mamava Nursing Station for mothers to breastfeed or pump milk for their child. There's room for an infant and another child, plus luggage and a stroller. To access the lactation pod, download the Mamava app to get the unlock code.
The mamava pod features comfortable benches, a fold-down table, an electrical outlet for plugging in a breast pump and a door that can be locked for privacy. A family bathroom is also availabe in the Public Area for nursing mothers who need anything extra.
LOCATION: The lactation station at HSV is located between gates 2A/B and gate 4 on the concourse of the airport.
Section 7 of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 207) is amended by adding at the end the following:
1:(r)An employer shall provide—
(A) a reasonable break time for an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child for 1 year after the child’s birth each time such employee has need to express the milk; and
(B) a place, other than a bathroom, that is shielded from view and free from intrusion from coworkers and the public, which may be used by an employee to express breast milk.
2: An employer shall not be required to compensate an employee receiving reasonable break time under paragraph (1) for any work time spent for such purpose.
3: An employer that employs less than 50 employees shall not be subject to the requirements of this subsection, if such requirements would impose an undue hardship by causing the employer significant difficulty or expense when considered in relation to the size, financial resources, nature, or structure of the employer’s business.