H.R.3257 - Military Family Leave Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] (Introduced 07/17/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||02/25/2010 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3257 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/17/2009)
Military Family Leave Act of 2009 - Entitles an employed family member of a member of the Armed Forces who receives notification of a call or order to active duty in support of a contingency operation, or who is deployed in connection with a contingency operation, to two workweeks of leave per year for each family member who is so called or deployed. Allows such leave to: (1) be taken intermittently or on a reduced leave schedule; and (2) consist of paid or unpaid leave, as the employer considers appropriate.
Allows an employer to require certification of entitlement to such leave within a leave request.
Provides employment and benefits protection for employees upon their return from such leave. Prohibits an employer from interfering with or otherwise denying the exercise of such leave rights.