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Bereavement Leave for Mothers Addressed

April 12th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

One of the more sensitive bills on Governor Moore’s desk to sign this week was House Bill 52.  It extends the number of days of bereavement leave for mothers who have lost a child at childbirth or up to 6 months of age.  The new statute will allow 60 days of paid parental leave for the death of a newborn. State Employee Lauren Reider testified for the bill…