paid family and medical leave

Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic Says Senate Has Passed First-Ever Paid Family and Medical Leave For Minnesota   

Says Measure will Allow Paid Time Off to Care For A Newborn, Sick Family Member, or to Recover from illness  

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Kari Dziedzic (DFL-Minneapolis) said the Senate passed a Paid Family and Medical Leave bill Monday that gives Minnesotans up to 12 weeks of paid time off to care a newborn, a sick family member or to recover from a serious illness.

Senator Liz Boldon Votes Yes for Paid Family and Medical Leave

Program would make Minnesota 12th state to offer statewide leave program; would provide up to 20 weeks of leave for Minnesotans to care for themselves or loved ones

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota workers will be able to care for a loved one, newborn child, or themselves with 12 weeks of leave thanks to passage of a statewide Paid Family and Medical Leave program Monday in a 34-33 vote.