House Bill

HB1006:

Requiring empoyers to provide paid materinity leave if they cover abortions

Sponsor

Bill Primary sponsors

Pilkington

Cosponsors

Filed: 1/9/2023 1:50:36 PM

Original Title

To amend the law regarding employment; and to require certain employers to provide paid maternity leave

Summary

What it does

This bill will require any employer that covers “abortions or travel expenses related to abortions for employees” to also provide 16 weeks of paid maternity leave to employees who are Arkansas residents.

Options: In Committee (first chamber)

Status

In House Public Health

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