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Statewide paid family leave program wins House approval

Statewide paid family leave program wins House approval Waterbury Vermont

Vt Digger - - 12:46 pm Mon Apr 8th, 2019

The Vermont House advanced legislation Thursday that would establish a statewide paid family leave benefit funded by a payroll tax paid by workers, or employers who volunteer to cover the cost.

In a vote of 92-52, lawmakers gave preliminary approval to the program, which would be administered by a private insurance carrier and grant employees 12 weeks of family leave or eight weeks of medical leave per year.

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