Family and Medical Leave Act
The senator’s measure would change the Family and Medical Leave Act, which was enacted in 1993, to give workers about two-thirds of their salaries for up to 12 weeks in a family crisis.
Ten percent of the American workforce is currently working from home. Could it work for you?
Despite individual preference to either lean in or out, America’s pregnant workers are all at a disadvantage when it comes to family leave time after bringing baby home.
Rep. 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.