Client Alert: Mandatory Paid Leave: The Healthy Families Act Introduced in Congress

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Last month, mandatory paid leave legislation was introduced in Congress by Senator Kennedy (D-MA) and Congresswoman DeLauro (D-CT). The proposed federal Healthy Families Act (H.R. 2460) seeks to guarantee full-time employees at least 56 hours of paid sick leave each year and parttime employees a pro-rata amount of leave to care for themselves and their families’ medical needs.

Click on the link below to download the June 24, 2009 Client Alert which discusses this legislation.