Vermont Family & Medical Leave Insurance

Currently, Vermont is considering implementing a statewide family and medical leave insurance program that would allow Vermonters to have access to paid, job-protected leave for to take time to bond with or care for a new child, recover from a serious long-term illness or injury, or care for a family member with a serious long-term illness or injury.

Without job-protected, paid time off, parents face an impossible choice between their child’s health and their income. When parents have the opportunity to care for and bond with a newborn, they are giving their children the best start, which will help Vermont’s future generations thrive. Programs like FaMLI help boost our economy by attracting more young talented people to the state and encouraging young families to stay in Vermont, which ultimately helps attract new businesses here and helps our current small business community thrive. Creating a statewide insurance program not only would provide support to families, but to employers as well.

Family Leave Factsheet for Businesses

H.107 Bill Summary

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To see a series of video testimonials in support of H.107, visit this page.

To join as a supporter of a statewide family and medical leave insurance program, contact ashley@mainstreetalliance.org and sign the petition below.

Who's signing

Matthew LeFluer
Kati Gallagher
8 signatures

Will you sign?

  • Jerelyn Wilson
    signed 2019-02-13 08:32:36 -0800
  • Steve Ames
    signed 2018-12-05 16:37:42 -0800
    Family and medical leave is the most significant policy solution to several growing crisis in Vermont – the rapidly collapsing capacity for infant child care, the epidemic of attachment disorder, an aging population needing family care and the discrimination against women returning to the workforce. Elegant, straightforward and enlightened. It is high time we work together to make family and medical leave a reality.
  • Allison Gillette
    signed 2017-03-27 17:17:34 -0700
  • Matthew LeFluer
    signed 2017-03-22 21:33:15 -0700
    I. Support. This. Bill. So. That. All. Vermonter’s. Family’s. And. Children. Have. A. Chance. In. Life.
  • Becky Colley
    signed 2017-01-10 06:25:14 -0800
  • Kati Gallagher
    signed 2017-01-03 12:04:50 -0800

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