Another School And Medical Leave Bill Is Introduced By New Jersey Legislature

Author:Mr Evan Shenkman and Christopher R. Coxson
Profession:Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On May 11, 2012, another bill (A2866) was introduced seeking to amend the New Jersey Family Leave Act to provide covered employees up to 48 hours of additional leave time (in increments as short as two hours) during any 12-month period. Covered employees may use this additional leave time to attend or participate in their child's school functions or activities (such as theatrical productions, sporting events, classroom observations, parent-teacher conferences, and other meetings concerning the employee's child) or to accompany the child to routine medical or dental appointments...

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