Title: Establishes Paid Maternity Leave for State Employees
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill that establishes paid maternity leave for state employees.
Establishes paid maternity leave for individuals appointed or employed full-time for more than 1 continuous year in a position of state service by government entities including, but not limited to, the following entities (Sec. 2):
The same state agency;
The General Assembly; and
The Supreme Court.
Specifies that an employee who is granted paid maternity leave shall be paid her salary in an amount of up to $500 weekly for 6 consecutive weeks of maternity leave (Sec. 2).