With divided government in Congress, gridlock reigns for most employment-law bills. One bill that has a slim chance: the Parental Bereavement Act.
It would amend theto allow employees to take after the death of a child. The leave could only be taken in one block, unless the employer allowed the worker to take .
Odds for passage: about 25%.
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