Work & Family Policy Database
Expanded Family and Medical Leave: Additional Family Members
Subject: Family and Medical Leave, Job-Protected Leave, Same Sex Partners and Leave
Bill: H.B. 616/S.B. 393
Sponsor: Takayama (D)/Chun Oakland (D)
Senate bill introduced: 01/18/2013
House bill introduced and referred to Committees on Labor & Public Employment, Judiciary and Finance: 01/22/2013
Referred to Senate Committee on Judiciary & Labor: 01/22/2013
Summary: Expands Hawaii's family leave law to include grandchildren, siblings and civil union partners among the family members for whom a worker may take family caregiving leave.
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