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House Republicans Float Paid Leave Proposal

Law360, New York (November 2, 2017, 9:37 PM EDT) -- Three Republican members of the House of Representatives on Thursday proposed a federal paid leave bill that would exempt employers from state and local paid leave laws if they give workers scheduling flexibility and a certain number of days off.

The Workflex in the 21st Century Act, introduced by Rep. Mimi Walters, R-Calif., and co-sponsored by Reps. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., and Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., requires businesses to offer one of six flexible scheduling options to qualify for the federal alternative, which calls for between 12...
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