Former Tuscaloosa Police Officer Wins Breastfeeding Discrimination Suit Against City and P.D.

An Alabama court recently sided with a former Tuscaloosa police officer in a breastfeeding discrimination lawsuit against the City and Tuscaloosa Police Department. Officer Stephanie Hicks was denied a proper nursing room to pump breastmilk after returning to work from maternity leave and then treated unfairly by superiors for her request for breastfeeding accommodations mandated by the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. Find out what actions by the TPD led to Ms. Hicks’ resignation from the force and subsequent lawsuit here.