NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 27, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Supreme Court: Pete Williams) The Supreme Court decision that the Family & Medical Leave Act, which protects employees’ jobs in case of family emergencies, applies to state workers featured; details given about the lawsuit brought by state employee William Hibbs; Chief Justice William Rehnquist’s opinion quoted. [In 1993, President Bill CLINTON – says people will no longer have to choose between their jobs & their families.] [Hibbs’ attorney Cornelia PILLARD- comments on the assumption that women have more domestic responsibilities.]
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