HB 3708

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 101st Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Family Medical Leave


Creates the Family and Medical Leave Act. Provides that employees are entitled to 12 weeks of leave during a calendar year. Provides that leave may be used for absence from work due to (1) personal illness, injury, or medical appointment of the employee, (2) illness, injury, or medical appointment of a member of the employee's family, or (3) for the birth of a child or the adoption of a child under one year of age. Requires the employer to pay the cost of health insurance applicable to the employee during the period of leave. Requires that the employee be returned to his or her position or an equivalent position upon completion of the family medical leave period.

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Mar 29, 2019


Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Mar 20, 2019


To Workforce Development Subcommittee

Mar 05, 2019


Assigned to Labor & Commerce Committee

Feb 15, 2019


Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Terra Costa Howard


First Reading


Referred to Rules Committee

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