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The State of Paid FMLA: Thirteen States and Counting

On February 15, 2023
Crucial healthcare and employee benefits issues were addressed during President Biden’s recent State of the Union, including a commitment to expanding paid family and medical leave. Thirty years ago, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was passed and created new opportunities for employees faced with the difficult decision of having to choose between work and family. FMLA allows eligible employees to take unpaid, job-protected leave for family and medical reasons and continue their group health coverage.