Wisconsin Democrats Reintroduce Family Medical Leave Insurance Act

On Third Attempt, Proposal Has Yet To Receive Support From GOP Lawmakers

Wisconsin workers without employer-funded family medical leave would be able to buy in to a state-run insurance program under a proposal reintroduced Tuesday by Democratic state lawmakers. 

Under the plan, participating employees would pay income-based premiums to support the program and be eligible to receive paid leave under certain circumstances, including to care for a newborn child, adopted child or sick family member. 

Premiums would be deducted from employees’ paychecks. There would be no cost to their employers....


Ken Notes: This is about cost and who pays. It is too bad that we can not put a bipartisan committee together to look at ideas on both sides of the isle and do some good for the state! The signs are purple - not the politics...

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