Section 12-8 Time off for nursing mothers

(1) A nursing mother is entitled to request the amount of time off necessary for breastfeeding. At least 30 minutes time off may for example be taken twice daily or as a reduction in working hours by up to one hour per day.

(2) Women with time off for breastfeeding pursuant to the first paragraph are entitled during the child's first year to pay for a maximum of one hour on workdays with agreed working hours of seven hours or more.