Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Family Leave Working Group meeting - December 17

The Family Leave Working Group will meet Wednesday, December 17, 2008 at 2:00pm in Hawaii State Capitol Room 224. 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 agenda includes discussion of a legislative proposal by the Society for Human Resources Management, a legislative proposal by the Kokua Council and ILWU, and a review of the Working Group's draft report to the Legislature.

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: