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Family Leave Bill #128438

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 10, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Sheilah Kast) Backing in House of Representatives of family leave bill that would require bosses to give employees unpaid leave for births or illnesses featured; details given. [Mother Joan KATZ - says unpaid leave is necessary.] [National Federation of Independent Business David REHR - says government should not tell business what benefits to offer.] [Representative Marge ROUKEMA, Steve GUNDERSON - offer differing opinions.] President Bush noted planning to veto bill.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Position of United States in this area of social legislation contrasted to that of other nations in the industrialized world; details given of maternity leave in Italy, France, West Germany, Sweden.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Kast, Sheilah
Duration:
00:03:30

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