H.R.6188 - Military Family Leave Act of 2012112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Carnahan, Russ [D-MO-3] (Introduced 07/25/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||09/21/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.|
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Summary: H.R.6188 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/25/2012)
Military Family Leave Act of 2012 - 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.