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Friday, April 12, 2019

AFGE Applauds Introduction of Senate Bill to Provide Paid Family Leave to Federal Workers

AFGE Applauds Introduction of Senate Bill to Provide Paid Family Leave to Federal Workers

Snippet of Article: "...Thank you to Senator Schatz for introducing this important legislation, which would provide federal employees with 12 weeks of paid leave for reasons covered by the Family Medical Leave Act, including a new child, a family illness, or issues involving military deployments. The Senate bill, S 1174, is a companion to HR 1534, which was introduced by Rep. Carolyn Maloney in March and currently has 27 bipartisan cosponsors. "Federal employees currently receive no paid time off for the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child, or to address other family medical emergencies..."

Source: finance.yahoo.com

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