Bill: SB 5295 (HB 1434) — 2017
Adding the use of shared leave for employees who are sick or temporarily disabled because of pregnancy disability or for the purposes of parental leave to bond with the employee's newborn, adoptive, or foster child (Braun, Ranker, Hasegawa)
See companion for summary and assessments.
SUMMARY OF 1ST SUBSTITUTE COMPARED TO ORIGINAL BILL
(1) Allows employees to use the shared leave program for a pregnancy disability and parental leave. (2) Defines parental leave and pregnancy disability.
Hearing Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 -- 8:00 am
WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5295&Chamber=Senate&Year=2017 (opens a new browser tab)