Tag: Parental Leave

Paid Parental Leave Bill for Federal Employees Passes in House of Representatives

By on June 5, 2009 7:48 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

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.

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Paid Leave, Childbirth and Federal Employee Benefits

By on May 7, 2009 8:36 AM in Human Resources with 0 Comments

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.

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Paid Parental Leave For Federal Employees Moving Forward

By on March 26, 2009 8:12 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

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.

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Proposal to Give More Paid Leave to Some Federal Employees Moving Forward

By on February 2, 2009 8:25 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

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.

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Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2009

By on January 23, 2009 7:22 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

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.

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Parental Leave Benefit Opposed by Readers

By on July 3, 2008 8:11 AM in Current Events with 0 Comments

One might think that a legislative proposal to provide more benefits to federal employees would be overwhelmingly supported by the federal community. But, for those in Congress seeking votes, the results of this reader survey may be a surprise. A majority of respondents are opposed to the idea recently endorsed by the House.

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Paid Parental Leave for Feds: Good Idea or Election Year Pandering?

By on June 20, 2008 8:14 AM in Current Events with 0 Comments

A bill approving four weeks of paid parental leave (with more available with OPM approval) has been passed by the House. Is this expansion of federal employee benefits a good idea or just election year pandering by politicians? Vote in this survey and send in your opinion.

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