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11.What are some specific inadequacies of the Family Medical Leave Act? What are your recommendations to improve the effectiveness of this piece of legislation?

12.Compare and contrast the family policies of the United States and another country of your choice. You can choose a country discussed in the book or research a country using the internet. What policies and systems does your country of choice have that you would like to see in the United States? What policies and systems does your country of choice have that you would NOT like to see in the United States?

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11. FMLA covers public employees as well as private sector workers who have at least one year of service, have worked at least 1,250 hours in the past 12 months, and whose employer has at least 50 employees at worksites within a 75 mile radius.

FMLA provides for unpaid medical leave of up to 12 weeks a year for employees themselves or to care for immediate family members ...

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