ERIC Number: ED306438
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Apr-13
Reference Count: N/A
Family and Medical Leave Act of 1989. Report Together with Minority, Supplemental, Additional, and Individual Views. House of Representatives, 101st Congress, 1st Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
The House Committee on Education and Labor recommended passage of the Family and Medical Leave Act as amended and submitted the following regarding the legislation: (1) a synopsis of committee action in the 101th, 100th, 99th, and 98th Congresses; (2) background and need for the legislation, based primarily on previous testimony heard by the committee; (3) an explanation of the bill, including a section-by-section analysis; (4) the amendment, which would extend coverage to address the situation of public elementary and secondary school teachers and also clarify some other items; and (5) individual views by Representatives Steve Gunderson, Marge Roukema, and William Gooding. The legislation considered would entitle employees to up to 10 weeks leave over a 2-year period to care for a newborn or newly adopted child or to care for the employee's child or parent who has a serious health condition. Employees would be able to take up to 15 weeks leave per year if they are unable to perform their jobs because of a serious health condition. (CML)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.