Illinois Family And Medical Leave Act

Illinois State Capitol

Advocates Hope For Approval Of Medical Leave For Partners In Civil Unions

Gay rights activists are hoping for final approval of a state bill that would guarantee a benefit currently offered only to those in marriages recognized by the federal government.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2012

Illinois State Capitol

Bills On Gender Identity, Guaranteed Medical Leave Advance In State House

State legislation is moving ahead to add gender identity to the Illinois hate crimes law, and to require employers to allow medical leave for those joined in civil unions.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2012