DC Government Family Leave Program
This legislation is a subtitle in the DC FY 2015 budget outlining the DC government paid family leave program. Through this legislation, employees are now eligible for paid family leave.
Eligible DC employees will receive paid family leave of up to 8 work weeks within a 12-month period for a single qualifying event
The family leave may be used either consecutively or intermittently but in no less than one-day increments
Qualifying events: birth or adoption of a child or care of a family member with a serious health condition
Current status: This legislation is effective as of October 1, 2014.
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