Category: Economy, Budget and Taxes, Health Care, Social Issues
SB 1 (2019)
House/Senate Bill: Senate
Description: Establishes a paid family and medical leave insurance program, which would be run by the state department of employment security. Employers would pay 0.5% of wages per employee as premium payments. Employees could take up to twelve weeks of leave and receive 60% of their pay after paying into the program for at least six months. The bill does not allow anyone to opt-out of the program.
Bill Sponsor: Dan Feltes
Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information
Next Hearing Date: Tue, 02/26/2019
Next Voting Date: Wed, 03/20/2019