Work & Family Policy Database
Family Leave for Purposes of Academic Activities
Subject: Job-Protected Leave, Small Necessities Leave
Bill: H. 2905
Sponsor: Doherty (D)
Date Introduced: 01/11/2011
Referred to House Committee on Business and Labor: 01/21/2011
Public Hearing Held: 03/28/2011
Summary: Expands the state's family and medical leave law to allow eligible workers to use up to 18 hours of the leave annually to participate in activities related to their child's schooling.
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