Event Title

Track 3: Health and Family Leave – Legislative Campaigns for Paid Family and Medical Leave: Successes and Challenges in the New England States

Start Date

11-18-2016 3:00 PM

End Date

11-18-2016 4:30 PM

Description

To date, three states (California, New Jersey, and Rhode Island) have passed paid family and medical leave legislation and are using their existing Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI) systems to implement these new laws. Momentum is building across the nation, particularly in New England, as many states in our region have legislation pending or under consideration. This panel of state legislators and coalition leaders will discuss the successes and challenges each have faced in their own state as they champion paid family and medical leave insurance legislation and consider models other than TDI.

Moderator:

State Representative Mary Stuart Gile (NH)

Panelists:

Gayle Goldin, State Senator, Rhode Island

Karen Spilka, State Senator, Massachusetts

Beth Bye, State Senator, Connecticut

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Learn more about Conference Tracks and Panels from five different issue areas here: http://scholarworks.umb.edu/newomenspolicyconf/2016-conferencetracksandpanels.pdf.

Breakout Sessions will take place in 5 different locations. You will stay in your session area for both session, coffee breaks will be served at your location.

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Nov 18th, 3:00 PM Nov 18th, 4:30 PM

Track 3: Health and Family Leave – Legislative Campaigns for Paid Family and Medical Leave: Successes and Challenges in the New England States

To date, three states (California, New Jersey, and Rhode Island) have passed paid family and medical leave legislation and are using their existing Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI) systems to implement these new laws. Momentum is building across the nation, particularly in New England, as many states in our region have legislation pending or under consideration. This panel of state legislators and coalition leaders will discuss the successes and challenges each have faced in their own state as they champion paid family and medical leave insurance legislation and consider models other than TDI.

Moderator:

State Representative Mary Stuart Gile (NH)

Panelists:

Gayle Goldin, State Senator, Rhode Island

Karen Spilka, State Senator, Massachusetts

Beth Bye, State Senator, Connecticut