Work & Family Policy Database
Family Leave Insurance
Subject: Paid Family Leave, Military Families, State Disability Insurance
Bill: H. 2594
Sponsor: Patterson (D)
Date Introduced: 02/01/2011
Died Upon Adjournment: 04/20/2011
Creates a paid family leave insurance program, which workers would be able to use to address their own serious health condition; care for a new child, a family member with a serious health condition or a qualifying service member who is family; or to deal with exigencies arising from the deployment of a service member.
Benefits are payable for five weeks in an application year.
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