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Giving Military Family Caregivers a Break
Posted By Sally Abrahms On January 30, 2012 @ 6:46 pm In Caregiving | Comments Disabled
Good news for military family caregivers  today. The Obama Administration has proposed a new rule that would allow families of U.S. service members to use the Family and Medical Leave Act to care for an injured soldier or to help them get ready if they’re deployed on short notice.
Labor Department officials will consider comments over the next 60 days before deciding whether to give it the green light. Here are the highlights of the proposal:
Any thoughts? If you could propose new rules for caregivers of military families , what would they be?
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URLs in this post:
 military family caregivers: http://www.aarp.org/relationships/caregiving/info-05-2008/iraq-vets-when-wounded-vets-come-home.html?cmp=SN-BLOG-PJS
 has proposed a new rule : http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2012/01/30/joining-forces-caregivers
 Family and Medical Leave Act : http://www.dol.gov/whd/fmla/
 Image: http://aarpblog.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/wounded-soldier.jpg
 Family caregivers: http://www.aarp.org/relationships/caregiving-resource-center.html?cmp=SN-BLOG-PJS
 Spouses, children, or parents: http://www.aarp.org/politics-society/government-elections/info-05-2011/shared-sacrifice.html?cmp=SN-BLOG-PJS
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