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Focus (Law: Maternity Leave) #599333

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 09, 1994
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Hartford: Fred Briggs) The legal issue of employment and maternity leave examined; two cases of women's jobs being phased out after their maternity leaves detailed. [Plaintiff Ana WALLACE - considers legal action against the University of California at San Francisco for eliminating her job.] [Civil rights activist Gail KAUFMAN - talks about the working mother issue.] Last year's Family and Medical Leave Act allowing employees to talk 12 weeks off without the risk of losing their jobs noted. [Labor Department women's bureau Karen NUSSBAUM - says businesses must change.] [Plaintiff Virginia DALEY - describes her dealings with her boss at Aetna.] [Aetna Life and Casualties Michelle CARPENTER - raises management issues.]

Briggs, Fred;
Williams, Brian

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