L.I. Congressman Calls For Parental Bereavement To Be Added To Family And Medical Leave ActRep. Steve Israel has called for allowing 12 weeks of paid leave for parents coping with the death of a child, which is currently not covered under the 1993 law.
Local Pet Owners Seek Closure With Funerals For Deceased AnimalsThe loss of a pet can be a devastating experience, and a rising number of people are treating that loss the same way that they would treat the death of any other family member.
Mets Place Reyes On Bereavement ListThe Mets have lost another player this week, this time they will be without shortstop Jose Reyes who has been placed on the bereavement list.

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