Work & Family Policy Database
Relating to Employment Leave
Subject: Family and Medical Leave, Job-Protected Leave, Same Sex Partners and Leave
Bill: A.B. 1424
Sponsor: Keny-Guyer (D)
Date Introduced: 02/01/2012
Referred to House Committee on Business and Labor: 02/01/2012
Summary: Expands Oregon's family and medical leave law to allow eligible workers to take family leave to deal with the death of a family member. Eligible workers may take up to two weeks of their FMLA leave for the purposes of attending a funeral, making arrangements related to the family member's death or grieving. Eligible workers may take up to six weeks of their FMLA leave to receive counseling or other medical treatment related to the family member's death, provided they have verification from a health care provider.
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