Information for Employers
Seven Rhode Island employers were recognized by RIBC and the Rhode Island Department of Health as Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplaces in 2013 and 2014. Congratulations to these organizations for supporting their breastfeeding employees!
Gold Level Award
Silver Level Award
Women’s Medicine Collaborative
Bronze Level Award
Forensic Risk Alliance
Gencorp Insurance Group
T & R Services, LLC
Future award cycles will be announced pending future funding.
Learn about state and national laws protecting breastfeeding in the workplace.
The Business Case for Breastfeeding
The Business Case for Breastfeeding is a comprehensive program designed by the US Maternal and Child Health Bureau to educate employers about the value of supporting breastfeeding employees in the workplace. Implementing lactation support requires few resources and reaps numerous benefits for an employer and its employees.