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Supreme Court / Family Leave #729395

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.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Williams, Pete
Duration:
00:01:50

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