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Push for more paid leave gets boost from federal funding

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau and Employment and Training Administration have awarded $500,000 to help four states pay for feasibility studies on paid leave. The studies will inform the development or implementation of paid family and medical leave programs at the state level.

The federal FMLA guarantees unpaid family and medical leave, but recent action in state legislatures has focused on providing leave with pay.

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