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The Atlanta Hawks have resolved a dispute with an employee by adding a “Mother’s Room” to their Philips Arena locker room area. A team spokesman was quick to emphasize that the employee would remain anonymous, and would only be referred to by a psuedonym, “Kyle K.” Apparently, “Kyle K.” was very uncomfortable lactating in the main locker room, as other teammates had a habit of pointing and laughing.
It seems that this was creating what “Kyle K.” saw as a hostile work environment, and he/she demanded a private place to express his/her breast milk, like he/she had at the United Center. That, of course, was necessitated by Joakim Noah’s constant criticism of the lactation output and techniques on display.
Uncomfirmed reports indicate that if “Kyle K.” finally makes a couple of threes or shows any inclination to play defense, the team may even provide a breast pump. The Hawks have always run an inclusive, employee-centric organization, and this is welcome news that their commitment to
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