Education

ACLU announces breastfeeding settlement with Jeffco school claiming it did nothing wrong

The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado announced today that it has reached a settlement with a Jefferson County charter school that allegedly refused to renew a teacher's contract after she complained about a lack of breastfeeding accommodations. The ACLU and the woman at the center of this case say it's a landmark settlement that sends a clear message that employers have to follow laws and provide basic support for breastfeeding mothers.

The school, however, says the allegations are false and the ACLU's presentation of the settlement is completely inaccurate.

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