Work & Family Policy Database
Family and Medical Leave Inclusion Act
Subject: Family and Medical Leave, Same Sex Partners and Leave, Job-Protected Leave
Sponsor: Maloney (D)
Date Introduced: 06/24/2011
Referred to the House Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service, and Labor Policy: 06/30/2011
Summary: Expands the definition of family member to allow Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave to care for a domestic partner, parent-in-law, adult child, sibling, grandchild, or grandparent.
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