We officially made CT next! Beginning in 2021, workers will begin to contribute a small amount of their weekly earnings into a fund administered by the state for paid family and medical leave. By 2022, eligible workers will be able to take up to 12 weeks of paid leave to care for themselves, a loved … Continue reading Paid Leave is Coming to CT!
We officially made CT next! Following the Senate's approval last week, the House of Representatives passed S.B. 1, paid family and medical leave, 79-69 last night! Now, the bill heads to the Governor's desk! Stay tuned for additional updates and make sure to follow the Campaign on Facebook here. Statement from Catherine Bailey, Deputy Director … Continue reading Connecticut PASSES Paid Leave!
A new survey from BLS Research & Consulting indicates the vast majority of voters – 88% - in Connecticut SUPPORT paid family and medical leave legislation. Support for paid leave also holds once voters are informed of the full plan and that the program will be funded by employees through very small payroll deductions. Highlights: … Continue reading New Poll: 88% of CT Voters Support Paid Leave
We’re almost two months into the 2019 legislative session, and because you’ve raised YOUR voice, closer than ever to making paid family and medical leave a reality here in our state! Countless workers, caregivers and supporters of paid leave testified in person, submitted written testimony, or showed solidarity and made the compelling case for REAL … Continue reading What’s Next for Paid Leave?
No worker should be forced to choose between the family they love or their own health and the job they need. Paid family and medical leave will ensure that workers who need to take time off to welcome a new baby, care for an ill loved one or recover from a personal illness are not … Continue reading Our Proposal