Biden releases plan to mandate paid leave: Details and passage still in question.

President Biden last month announced his long-promised plan that would allow eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave. An official bill has yet to be drafted, so it's still unclear which employers and employees would be covered--and how the entitlement would be paid for. Biden's proposal calls for:

* 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave for reasons currently covered by the FMLA, plus safety leave for victims of sexual assault, stalking or domestic violence. In addition, it calls for up to three days of bereavement leave.

* Leave will be partially paid, with a monthly maximum of $4,000. High earners will be eligible for two-thirds pay up to the maximum; lower earners will receive up to 80% of...

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