Work & Family Policy Database
Military Family Leave Act of 2011
Subject: Military Families, Job-Protected Leave
Sponsor: Wyden (D)
Date Introduced: 05/26/2011
Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: 05/26/2011
Summary: Grants spouses, children or parents of members of the uniformed services two job- protected workweeks of leave per year for each family member who is called to duty or deployed.
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