Senator Chris Dodd (Democrat-CT) plans to ammend the Family and Medical Leave Act to provide six weeks of paid leave.
“Washington- Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT), author of the landmark Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which has enable approximately 50 million Americans take leave from their jobs for the birth or adoption of a child, and in order to care for themselves, their children or an immediate family member, today announced legislation, which he will introduce in the coming weeks, to provide paid leave for employees. Sen. Dodd’s bill would also expand the number of individuals eligible for FMLA. Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK), has announced his intentions to co-sponsor Sen. Dodd’s legislation.”
See Senator Dodd’s website below for more information. StaffScapes, Inc. will follow his revision to the FMLA as it moves through the Senate and House sub-committees.