10 Years of Advocacy and Two Presidential Vetoes: The Political Backstory of FMLA

On August 5th, 1993, President Bill Clinton signed his first bill into law:┬áthe Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The bill had been introduced to Congress each session for 9 years and was vetoed twice by President George H.W. Bush. But after nearly a decade of advocacy, U.S. workers were given their first federally protectedContinue reading “10 Years of Advocacy and Two Presidential Vetoes: The Political Backstory of FMLA”