Work & Family Policy Database
Family and Medical Leave
Subject: Family and Medical Leave, Job-Protected Leave
Bill: S.B. 955/H.B. 844
Sponsor: Oakland (D)
Date Introduced: 01/21/2011, carried over to 2012 session.
Passed House: 03/08/2011
Referred to Senate Committees on Judiciary and Labor and Ways and Means: 03/10/2011
Passed Senate Committee on Judiciary and Labor: 03/1/2012
Summary: Expands state family leave law to include siblings by providing a total of four weeks of paid, unpaid or a combination of paid and unpaid leave to workers caring for a sibling.
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