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Entry Title Date
Child Care And Development Block Grant Act Of 2014 March 12, 2014
Jon Tester, D-MT
"This amendment would fix the Family and Medical Leave Act to include the death of a child as a trigger for benefits provided under the FMLA. The FMLA currently allows parents to take time off to care for a child battling a serious health issue. But children between the ages of 1 and 14 are more than twice as likely to die suddenly from an accident than from cancer, flu, and pneumonia combined."
Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions April 25, 2013
Richard Durbin, D-IL
"People in the workforce who suffer a serious illness or significant injury should be able to take time to heal, recover, and follow their doctors’ orders, without the added stress of worrying about their job status. They should be able to return to their workplaces strong, healthy, and ready to be productive again. Thanks to the FMLA, they can take the needed time knowing that their jobs will be there when they recover."
Congressional Progressive Caucus Hour March 21, 2013
Mark Pocan, D-WI
"Unions have spearheaded the fight for the Family and Medical Leave Act. Labor unions like the AFL-CIO federation led the fight for the 1993 law which requires State agencies and private employers with more than 50 employees to provide up to 12 weeks per year of protected leave for workers to leave for a newborn, a newly adopted child, a seriously ill family member, or the worker’s own illness. Thanks to the labor movement, employers are required by the FMLA to continue group benefits, including dental and optical benefits, during family or medical leave."
Twentieth Anniversary Of Fmla February 7, 2013
Michael Bennet, D-CO
"Mr. President, today I wish to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the enactment of The Family and Medical Leave Act, FMLA. For 20 years, this historic law has helped individuals balance their family and work obligations. As a husband, and the father of three daughters, the flexibility to care for your family and children without the fear of losing your job is invaluable."
20Th Anniversary Of Family And Medical Leave Act February 5, 2013
Eric Swalwell, D-CA
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to mark the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Family and Medical Leave Act, FMLA. After years of hearing talk about family values, it took President Clinton and the 103rd Congress to adopt policies like FMLA that actually value families."

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