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Paid Family Leave Act Updates


Paid Family Leave Act Updates

The Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015 (B21-0415) was passed by D.C. Council on December 20, 2016.  After long voicing “grave concern” for the legislation D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser allowed the bill to become law without her signature.  The bill is currently under congressional review with projected law date of April 7, 2017.  Now amid pressure from many in the business community (including the D.C. Chamber of Commerce) some district officials are revisiting the legislation.  Read the below articles to learn more about the current legislation and proposed changes.

The Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015 (B21-0415)

D.C. Council Passes One of the Nation’s Most Generous Paid Family Leave Bills

D.C. Mayor Does Not Sign – Or Veto Family Leave Law, Leaving Critics on Both Sides

Mayor Bowser’s feckless decision to let D.C.’s paid-leave proposal become law

Two D.C. Council members propose overhaul for paid-leave law

Better for Biz?  Changes Likely Coming to D.C.’s Paid Leave Law

City Council:  D.C. Family Leave Law Will Be Costly to City

It’s Official:  #PaidFamilyLeave4DC Is Moving Forward

CHAMPS will host an advocacy breakfast with DC At-Large Councilmember Elissa Silverman on Thursday, March 9 from 8:30-10:00am at Mr. Henry’s.  Registration is available here.  CM Silverman will answer your questions and listen to your praises and concerns regarding the legislation details and implementation.