FAMILY Act Supports Low-Wage Workers and Their Families

The Family and Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act (S. 463/H.R. 1185) would establish a federal program giving almost every worker up to 12 weeks of paid leave to bond with a new child, care for a seriously ill family member, or treat their own serious illness.

To learn more, read this fact sheet.

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Originally posted Sept. 2018, updated Jan 2020.