Work & Family Policy Database
Subject: Family and Medical Leave, Job-Protected Leave
Bill: S. 506
Sponsor: Boquist (R)
Date Introduced: 01/10/2011
Passed by Senate Committee on Business, Transportation and Economic Development: 04/15/2011
Passed by Senate: 04/19/2011
Referred to House Committee on Business and Labor: 04/22/2011
Summary: Allows workers eligible for family and medical leave to take up to two weeks of their twelve-week annual allotment to recover from the death of a family member, and up to six weeks of their annual allotment to receive counseling or medical treatment to cope with the death of a family member.
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