Work & Family Policy Database
Parent Protection Act
Subject: Job-Protected Leave, Small Necessities Leave
Bill: H. 311
Sponsor: Bruce (D)
Date Introduced: 02/21/2011, carried over to 2012 session.
Referred to House Committee on Industrial Relations: 02/22/2011
Summary: Guarantees eligible workers a total of 24 hours of leave, paid or unpaid, during any twelve-month period for one or more of the following: to attend a medical appointment (including a spouse’s or child’s appointment); to accompany an elderly relative to a medical appointment; or to attend a child’s school conference.
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