Healthy Families Act (2009)
Federal bill would require certain employers, including those with at least 15 employees, to provide a minimum of seven days paid sick leave annually for those who work at least 30 hours per week, with a lesser amount of paid sick days for those who work 20-30 hours a week. Workers would be allowed to take the leave to care for their own medical needs or to care for a sick relative.
Bill Number H.R. 2460/ S. 1152
Sponsor Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)/ Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA)
Date of Introduction 5/21/2009
Latest Activity Stalled (did not pass in 111th Congress)
More Info http://thomas.loc.gov/
Topic: Workplace Accommodation and Family Leave Policies