Paid Family And Medical Insurance Leave Act Introduced

Law360, New York (December 12, 2013, 5:00 PM EST) -- Democratic lawmakers introduced legislation in both chambers of Congress on Thursday that would create a national paid family and medical insurance leave program.

The Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act, introduced by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., would establish a paid family and medical leave insurance program funded by employee and employer contributions.

The Family and Medical Leave Act currently guarantees workers who qualify leave time to tend to their own or their family's serious medical issues, but the leave provided under that law...
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