New legislation would lengthen paid leave

Legislation that would widen the Family and Medical Leave Act to include paid leave has been introduced by four House Democrats. The Family Leave insurance Act of 2009 builds upon FMLA by allotting 12 weeks of paid-leave time that an employee may spend caring for themselves or a sick family member.

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