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Statewide paid family leave bill overcomes first major step to becoming law in Delaware

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A bill that would provide up to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave passed in the Delaware Senate on Tuesday. It now makes its way to the House, which, like the Senate, is controlled by Democrats. There was no bipartisan support for the bill, as every Senate Republican voted against it. Many Republican lawmakers voiced concerns about how this legislation would affect small businesses.
4 months ago·Wilmington, United States

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Statewide paid family leave bill overcomes first major step to becoming law in Delaware

The plan would create a statewide paid family and medical leave insurance program, eligible for both state and private employees.

4 months ago·New Castle, United States
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DELAWARE STATE SENATE APPROVES BILL TO BRING PAID FAMILY & MEDICAL LEAVE TO THE FIRST STATE | WITN Channel 22 Wilmington, Delaware

Delaware Cares Coalition: Today’s Vote a “Resounding Recognition” that Paid Leave is the “Bridge to a More Prosperous Future”Wilmington, DE – In a 14-7 vote, the Delaware State Senate passed the highly anticipated Healthy Delaware Families Act to create a paid family and medical leave program in the First State. Sponsored by Senator Sarah McBride, Senate Bill 1 would make Delaware the 10th state to pass a paid family and medical leave program. T…

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