11/11/09

Labor and Employment Alert: Update on Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Legislation Pending in Congress

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Attorneys & Professionals

On November 10, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee’s Children and Families Subcommittee held hearings on the HFA and the newly introduced Emergency Influenza Containment Act (H.R. 3991) (the "EICA"). The EICA would give employees with symptoms of a contagious illness (like the flu) up to five days paid leave annually when an employer tells that employee to go home or not to report to work because of that illness.

Click on the link below to download the Labor and Employment Alert which discusses the mandatory paid sick leave legislation pending in Congress.