Posted on April 8, 2019 by jpheasant
HARTFORD – As bills to provide paid Family and Medical Leave advance through the committee process, the legislature’s Conservative Caucus proposed an alternative that would provide coverage for families without burdening individual taxpayers with a mandatory and onerous new payroll tax.
Current paid family and medical leave proposals would mandate employers offer up to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave to their employees. To fund the program, virtually all employees would be compelled to…
Posted on March 28, 2019 by jpheasant
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A state representative has put forth two proposals that would change the length of the General Assembly’s legislative session — in completely different ways. Republican State Representative Doug Dubitsky is proposing either limiting the session to just 45 days, or expanding the session to year-round. Dubitsky told the legislature’s Government Administration and Elections Committee that the current length of session discourages…