Family and Medical Leave Enhancement Act (2008)
Federal bill would expand the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) by extending coverage to employees at worksites where the employer employs at least 25 (currently, 50) employees. The bill would allow employees to take FMLA leave to meet routine family medical care needs, including visiting an older relative in a nursing home or group home. The bill has other provisions that provide intermittent leave to parents of school-age children.
Bill Number H.R. 7233
Sponsor Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)
Date of Introduction 9/29/2008
Latest Activity Bill did not pass in the Legislative session.
More Info http://thomas.loc.gov/
Topic: Workplace Accommodation and Family Leave Policies