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Mom Denied Right to Pump at Work, Told It's "Disgusting" (VIDEO)

Mom Denied Right to Pump at Work, Told It's "Disgusting" (VIDEO)

Mom Denied Right to Pump at Work, Told It's "Disgusting" (VIDEO)

Did you ever have a negative work experience related to pumping? 

Single mom Kristen Joseph certainly has. Kristen balances caring for her 6-month-old son with working as a server in Hennessey's Tavern, a restaurant in Seal Beach. Usually she takes a 10-minute break during her shgift to pump her breast milk in her manager's office, but this past week the on-duty manager would not give her the office keys, saying it was disgusting and that people eat there. 

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TonyeOriakhi TonyeOriakhi 3 years
This guy should be suspended for calling pumping of breast milk disgusting. Does he have a wife or kids?
CoMMember13627405542584 CoMMember13627405542584 3 years
Horrible! I pump at work and we have a 'Maternity Room' that has a chair, desk and a mini fridge. It's sad that this woman has to deal with BS like this. The restaurant has a FB page, I would do a search for 'Hennessey's Seal Beach' and send a message about how ridiculous they are.
CoMMember13631186799275 CoMMember13631186799275 3 years
He must realy be a mad lonely man... to say such things.. Or just gay.
CoMMember13630951216169 CoMMember13630951216169 3 years
I stopped nursing because the place I worked would only allow me to pump in the restroom. I feel for this woman and anybody else that has had a hard time with this issue.
LeahKretovic LeahKretovic 3 years
Wow, that is so ridiculous! I'm pretty lucky, I pump at work and have a nice, cozy little room where I can surf the internet while I pump. My coworkers call it the Lactation Station. :) I can't imagine being told that it's disgusting.
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