Thursday, October 30, 2008

Family Leave Working Group meeting - November 6

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The Family Leave Working Group will meet Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 1:00pm in Hawaii State capitol Room 016. The public is welcome.

The Working Group was established by Act 243, 2008 to explore the provision of wage replacement benefits to employees who need to take time off from work to care for a family member with a serious health condition. The working group will meet to receive a presentation on the adequacy of current long-term care system; discuss the administrative costs for unemployment insurance and a trust fund; and discuss the verification process of California and New Jersey's paid family leave program.

Persons who wish to submit testimony or have questions are asked to contact Representative Marilyn Lee's office at 586-9460. A copy of the hearing notice can be found at: