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    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Remarks

    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) talked about the importance of women on the U.S. economy. She argued for an increase in the federal minimum wage, universal pre-K education, and…

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    Family Medical Leave Act 20th Anniversary

    House Democrats marked the 20th anniversary of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). President Bill Clinton signed the act in 1993 to “balance the demands of the workplace with the…

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    Family-Friendly Employment Practices

    Witnesses testified about the findings of a new Government Accountability Office report on policies used abroad to help women balance work and care-giver responsibilities. They talked…

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    Family Medical Leave Legislation

    Mr. Ensellem and Mr. Oxfeld talked about the effect of the Family and Medical Leave Act on unemployment insurance benefits. The Act would provide benefits for employees who…

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    Paid Parental Leave

    Mr. Shreve talked about the Administration’s proposal to allow states to use unemployment compensations to provide paid parental leave for employees with new children. He…

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    Paid Parental Leave

    Ms. Paxton talked about an executive order from President Clinton that allows states to use unemployment compensation for paid parental leave for employees at the birth or adoption of…

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    Republican Radio Address

    Sen. Hutchinson talked about legislation to provide parents more time to spend with their families through maternity leave and compensation time. The bill would allow for more…

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    Republican Radio Address

    Senator Ashcroft talked about the need to provide flexible working hours to all workers. He stressed that it allows persons to spend more time with their families while preserving…

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    Washington Journal: Tuesday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Family and Medical Leave Law

    At a second anniversary event for the Family and Medical Leave Act, President Clinton and others talked about the positive impact of the law on families.

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    Family and Medical Leave Signing Ceremony

    President Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Bill. It was passed by Congress yesterday and is the first piece of legislation that President Clinton has signed into…

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    Family and Medical Leave Legislation Debate

    House members debated the rule on the Family and Medical Leave Bill, which would require employers with 50 or more employees to allow employees up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave to spend time…

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    Family and Medical Leave Legislation Debate

    Members of the Senate debated an amendment of the Family and Medical Leave Bill that would provide greater flexibility for employers covered under the legislation. The legislation…

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    Family and Medical Leave Legislation

    The committee heard testimony on amendments to the rule for House debate on H.R. 1, the Family and Medical Leave Act. The family leave legislation passed in the House of…

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    Family and Medical Leave Legislation Debate

    In an excerpt from the Senate session, senators debated S.5, the Family and Medical Leave Act. The legislation would require companies with over 50 employees to allow their employees…

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    Family and Medical Leave Legislation

    Rep. Grandy spoke about family medical leave and explained his position against the bill. The discussion also included welfare reform.

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    Family and Medical Leave Legislation

    The guests discussed the family and medical leave act. Rep. Mica opposes the bill and Rep. Woolsey is a sponsor.

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    Family and Medical Leave Legislation

    The committee met to consider a bill that would provide workers with up to twelve weeks of unpaid leave to care for a sick child or family member.

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    Family and Medical Leave Legislation

    The guests discussed the upcoming House vote to override the president’s veto of the family leave legislation approved by Congress. Rep. Lowey is a co-sponsor of the…

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    Family and Medical Leave Act

    In an excerpt from the Senate session, Sen. Gore, Democratic vice presidential nominee, spoke on the presidential veto of the Family and Medical Leave Act.

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