S.1885 - Military Family Job Protection Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Obama, Barack [D-IL] (Introduced 07/26/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||07/26/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1885 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/26/2007)
Military Family Job Protection Act - Prohibits a covered family member who is caring for a servicemember who is undergoing medical treatment for an injury, illness, or disease incurred or aggravated while on active military duty from being denied retention in employment, promotion, or any employment benefit by an employer on the basis of the family member's absence from such employment for a period of not more than 52 weeks.
Includes as a covered family member one who, while caring for the recovering servicemember, is: (1) on invitational orders; (2) a non-medical attendee; or (3) receiving per diem payments from the Department of Defense (DOD).