TDI sick leave http://ripr.org en T.D.I. newborn, family sick leave law signed by Chafee http://ripr.org/post/tdi-newborn-family-sick-leave-law-signed-chafee <p>Gov. Lincoln Chafee has signed into law legislation giving up to four weeks of Temporary Disability Benefits for those out of work to care for a newborn child or sick relative.</p><p>The measure, which was advocated by organized labor, covers both newborns and adopted children. The T.D. I. program&nbsp; is financed by a 1.2 percent tax on the first $61,400 in income. The paid leave program takes effect on January 1, 2014.</p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 21:49:57 +0000 Scott MacKay 18279 at http://ripr.org