Sponsors of the upcoming paid family leave bill have reluctantly made several changes to their original proposal of a state-run insurance program. The bill will still require that all employers provide paid family leave to their employees, but will now give employers the option to do so through a private insurance plan. Sponsors also made changes to whom, employers are required to provide paid family and medical leave, from all workers to employees who have held the job for six months. The bill is expected to drop this month.


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