H.R.1845 - Military Family Leave Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17] (Introduced 04/16/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/01/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1845 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/16/2015)
Military Family Leave Act of 2015
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.