We know many of you are wondering what the status of this years paid family & medical leave bill is. Although the bill did not ultimately pass during Connecticut’s legislative session that ended in early June, we’re really proud of how far we’ve come.
I am a school teacher in Hartford teaching Pre-K. My official job title is CDA. I only get 6/8 weeks of maternity leave. You only get paid for the time you accrue. I did not have much accrued, being that I’ve only been there 2.5 years and was sick a lot in the beginning of…
For the past month, the Campaign for Paid Family Leave has been hard at work advocating in support of HB 6932 – An Act Concerning Paid Family and Medical Leave. Click to find out the latest about our efforts.
Jessica talks about how having 6 weeks of fully paid maternity leave gave her piece of mind while bonding with her new baby.
For the Connecticut Campaign for Paid Family Leave, the inclusion of siblings under FMLA’s definition of family is a focal point of its push for a bill next legislative session that would enact a statewide system of paid family leave.
The Connecticut Campaign for Paid Family Leave recently held a press conference to release its own recommendations to ensure that a possible system of paid family leave is fair and helps employees stay afloat financially when they need to take time off from work to care for themselves or a loved one.
“What drove me back to work was my inability to manage finances without a second income.”
Daphne Richards, a newly-divorced mother of two living in Colorado, thought that she had found the perfect fit as a shift manager at a Chick-fil-A in Larkridge, Colorado, according to 7 News Denver.