Work & Family Policy Database
Family and Medical Leave Enhancement Act
Subject: Family and Medical Leave , Small Necessities Leave, Job-Protected Leave
Sponsor: Maloney (D-NY)
Date Introduced: 04/08/2011
Referred to the House Administration Committee: 04/08/2011
Summary: Amends the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to cover businesses with 25 or more employees (the FMLA currently applies to employers with 50 or more employees) and expands the reasons a worker is allowed to take FMLA leave to include parental and family involvement leave and routine family medical needs.
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