Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Sunday, April 23, 2006

Massachusetts Considering Major Family Leave Provision

The leaders of the Massachusetts Senate will propose legislation this week to offer all workers in Massachusetts up to 12 weeks' paid time off to care for newborn and adopted children or sick family members, financed by an employee payroll premium of at least $1.50 a week. If approved, the bill would pay employees their full salary, up to $750 a week, and would create the most generous paid leave policy in the nation. Source.  Andrea Estes, Boston Globe, To read the complete story, please click here (last visited April 23, 2006, reo).

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