Work & Family Policy Database
Parental Bereavement Act of 2011
Subject: Family and Medical Leave, Job-Protected Leave
Sponsor: Tester (D)
Date Introduced: 07/13/2011
Referred to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: 07/13/2011
Summary: Amends the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to entitle an eligible employee to up to 12 weeks of leave to grieve the death of a son or daughter.
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