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Happy Anniversary, FMLA! I still like you, but we need to talk…

We’ve been together for 22 years. I know this timing is a little awkward with our Anniversary, but the conversation is much overdue. At the time (1993), you were one of a kind – an absolute milestone for the entire nation. You’re the only federal program that provides job protection for employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave from their place of work in a 12-month period. You’ve been used more than 200 million times!

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A Paid Family Leave Legislative Victory!

In case you missed it, the Campaign for Paid Family Leave enjoyed significant success this past legislative session. Before reaching a halt in the House and Senate, the bill (HB 6932: An Act Concerning Paid Family and Medical Leave) passed both the Labor and Appropriations Committees with bipartisan support. Over the past five months of…

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Paid Family & Medical Leave Bill Update

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.

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Help Us Pass Paid Family & Medical Leave in CT!

We have so much momentum going right now in support of House Bill 6932, An Act Concerning Paid Family and Medical Leave which would allow employees to take up to 12 weeks of paid time off (at 100% of their pay up to a $1,000 a week maximum) to care for a new baby (both moms and…