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File #: 20-0157    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/23/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/11/2020 Final action: 2/11/2020
Title: Human Resources Department recommending the Board approve and adopt Board of Supervisors Policy E-10 - Lactation Accommodation and Break Policy. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Lactation Accommodation and Break Policy 2-11-20, 2. Adopted E-10 Lactation Accommodation and Break Policy

Title

Human Resources Department recommending the Board approve and adopt Board of Supervisors Policy E-10 - Lactation Accommodation and Break Policy.

 

FUNDING: N/A

Body

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

To ensure compliance with Senate Bill 142 and added Labor Code section 1034, the County of El Dorado (County) has developed a policy regarding lactation accommodation and break times.  This policy includes employees’ rights and a procedure.  Additionally, the policy will be provided to new employees upon hire and when an employee makes an inquiry about or requests parental leave.

 

ALTERNATIVES

The Board may choose not to approve the proposed Lactation Accommodation and Break Policy and direct Human Resources to make revisions.

 

PRIOR BOARD ACTION

None

 

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT

All Departments

County Counsel

 

CAO RECOMMENDATION

Approve as recommended.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

There is no direct financial impact to adopting this policy.

 

CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS

The Clerk of the Board will update the online Board Policy Manual with the newly adopted policy; notify all department heads; and notify the Chair or staff for applicable boards, committees, and commissions.

 

STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENT

Good Governance

 

CONTACT

Tameka Usher, Director of Human Resources