Monday, November 5, 2007

Paid Family Leave Meeting set for Wednesday

Pre-empted by the Special Session, the Joint Legislative Committee on Family Caregiving re-scheduled their meeting for Wednesday, November 7th, 12:00 noon in Room 225 at the State Capitol. They'll be discussing the establishment of a Paid Family Leave Program under the State's Temporary Disability Insurance law. The proposed program would provide wage replacement benefits to employees who must take time off from work to care for a seriously ill family member. Rep. Marilyn Lee and Sen. Les Ihara serve as co-chairs.

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