Lawmakers will also consider legislation that would require all businesses to provide 12 weeks of paid parental leave and short-term disability coverage to employees.
paid family leave
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The lack of access to paid leave is putting a strain on working families, small businesses, and the overall economy.
Because of unexpected job cuts, what should have been a happy, peaceful time to bond as a new family was anything but.
Recently the VT FaMLI Coalition launched a campaign to establish a family and medical leave insurance program for all working Vermonters.
It’s time that our workplace policies reflected the everyday realities of working Vermont families. Paid family and medical leave is one clear way to get there.