Family and Medical Leave Legislation

In an excerpt from the House, members debate an amendment to H.R.770, the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1989. There is a final hour of… read more

In an excerpt from the House, members debate an amendment to H.R.770, the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1989. There is a final hour of general debate, followed by consideration and passage of the Gordon substitute amendment. This amendment limits unpaid leave to 12 weeks per year and would permanently exempt firms with fewer than 50 employees. The bill passed on a vote of 237-187. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Family and Medical Leave Legislation

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Program ID:
12205-1
Category:
House Highlight
Format:
House Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 10, 1990
Last Aired:
May 12, 1990

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  • May 10, 1990 | 10:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 11, 1990 | 3:11am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 12, 1990 | 11:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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