Twenty-eight years ago on February 5th, 1993, the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was signed into law! At the time, FMLA was landmark legislation that guaranteed job-protected time off from work to eligible workers. Twenty-eight years later, millions of workers have utilized the law to welcome a child, care for an ill loved … Continue reading Happy 28th Anniversary, FMLA!
Exciting news! Earlier this month, the Connecticut Paid Leave Authority, the agency responsible for administering Connecticut’s new paid family and medical leave program, launched its new website– CTpaidleave.org– available in both English and Spanish. The site supports all Connecticut residents to understand their roles, rights, and responsibilities under Connecticut’s NEW Paid Family and Medical Leave … Continue reading Exciting News! CT Paid Leave Authority’s Website Launches
The COVID-19 public health crisis highlights our nation’s urgent need for real, comprehensive, and inclusive paid family and medical leave that ensures no worker is forced to choose between their paycheck and their own health or the health of a family member. This much is clear; our state is only as healthy as our underserved … Continue reading Our Response to COVID-19