Work & Family Policy Database
Security and Financial Empowerment Act
Subject: Domestic Violence, Family and Medical Leave, Job-Protected Leave
Sponsor: Royball Allard (D) and Poe (R)
Date Introduced: 10/27/11
Referred to the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security: 11/2/2011
Summary: Promote the economic security and safety of victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking by providing 30 days of unpaid leave, reasonable accommodations for violence related needs, protections from discrimination and eligibility for unemployment insurance.
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