Work & Family Policy Database
Subject: Paid Family Leave
Bill: H.R. 408
Sponsor: Weston (D)
Date Introduced: 03/02/2011, carried over to 2012 session.
To House Committee on Human Services: 03/03/2011
Summary: Creates a paid parental leave fund that would provide qualified workers with up to 15 weeks of paid leave for the birth or adoption of a child.
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