Require Paid Parental Leave for Employees

Last updated: Apr 2, 2017

Details about this bill
Category: Wage and Labor
Status: Defeated
Sponsor: Representative Owen Casas, House 94
Session: 128
Bill #: LD 554

Position:

Monitoring.

UPDATE: This bill was voted Ought Not to Pass. It is dead.

Summary:

This bill is a concept draft pursuant to Joint Rule 208.

This bill proposes to require employers to create a parental leave policy to provide certain full-time employees who become parents through child birth or adoption with additional flexibility and time to be with their new children, adjust to new family situations and balance professional obligations. Employees who are eligible under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act would be entitled to paid parental leave, with certain exceptions and restrictions.