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
This Saturday, August 5, marks the 24th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the landmark federal law that provides up to twelve weeks of job protected, unpaid leave to eligible workers. Since its enactment, FMLA has been used more than 200 million times by workers that need to take time off to care … Continue reading 24 Years Later, CT Workers Still Waiting