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SB 688: Employment Practices for Family and Medical Leave

GENERAL BILL by Cruz

Employment Practices for Family and Medical Leave; Creating the “Florida Family and Medical Leave Act”; requiring an employer to allow certain employees to take family and medical leave to bond with a minor child upon the child’s birth, adoption, or foster care placement; prohibiting an employer from taking adverse action against an employee who requests or obtains family and medical leave; requiring that family and medical leave be taken concurrently with any leave taken under federal family and medical leave law; requiring the Department of Economic Opportunity to create a model notice that specifies an employee’s rights related to family and medical leave and family and medical leave insurance benefits, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Commerce and Tourism
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/27/2021 Senate • Filed
11/16/2021 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 43
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 42
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Commerce and Tourism