Work & Family Policy Database
Illinois Family Medical Leave
Subject: Job-Protected Leave
Bill: S. 127
Sponsor: Sandoval (D)
Date Introduced: 01/27/2011, carried over to 2012 session.
To Senate Committee on Labor: 01/27/2011
Increases the family and medical leave limit to 16 weeks.
Expands the state’s family and medical leave act to permit workers to take job-protected unpaid leave to care for a son-in-law, daughter-in-law, father-in-law, mother-in-law, domestic partner or sibling.
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