Democrats in Congress have reintroduced legislation that would give federal workers six weeks of paid parental leave.
FedSmith.com users indicated in a recent survey that they like the president’s proposal to give a new paid parental leave option to federal workers.
The White House has released more details on President Obama’s plan for giving federal employees more paid parental leave.
President Obama will sign a presidential memorandum this week to give federal employees at least 6 weeks of paid sick leave when having a child.
Legislation introduced this week would provide all federal employees with four weeks of paid parental leave upon the birth or adoption of a child.
The paid parental leave bill for federal employees has been approved by the House of Representatives. The bill would provide paid leave of up to four weeks after the birth or adoption of a child.
Some federal employees may get more paid leave when having a new child as a bill to provide more leave is sent to the House for a vote by a committee.
The Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act would provide up to four weeks of paid leave for some federal employees. The bill is now moving forward in the House of Represenatives.
Senator Jim Webb (D-VA) says that more paid leave for federal employees is “an issue of fairness” in introducing the Senate version of the Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act.
The Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2009 was introduced in the House of Representatives on January 22nd. This is a copy of the bill.