Family and Medical Leave Enhancement Act (2011)
Bill would make changes to the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993. Employers with more than 25 employees would now have to comply with the law. Employees could also take leave under FMLA for school events for their children or grandchildren or for routine medical appointments for children/grandchildren. Employees may also use leave to visit elderly individuals who are related to the employee, including visits to nursing homes.
Bill Number HB 1440
Sponsor Representative Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY)
Date of Introduction 4/8/2011
Latest Activity 4/27/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service, and Labor Policy
More Info http://thomas.loc.gov
Topic: Workplace Accommodation and Family Leave Policies