Proposed Legislation to Extend Paid Family Leave to Federal Employees: Are Private Employers Next?

Congress has proposed legislation that would make four of the twelve weeks of parental leave available under the FMLA for the birth or adoption of a child paid for federal employees.  There are two proposals currently pending--S. 354 and H.R. 626. 

Some have predicted that paid family leave for federal employees is a harbinger of legislation that would require private employers to provide paid leave. 

Read what I had to say about this recently in the National Law Journal.

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