Category Archives: Senator Tester

“Dead Where It Stands” by Kelly Farley

“Dead Where It Stands” As many of you know, we (me, Barry Kluger and Jim Boyle) have been working for 3.5 years on Federal legislation to change the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) to add bereaved parents to … Continue reading

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Farley-Kluger Initiative to Amend the FMLA (Childloss)

 Parental Bereavement Leave (The Farley-Kluger Initiative to Amend the FMLA) My “co-sponser” for the Farley-Kluger Initiative was on C-SPAN today for an interview regarding our efforts to add the death of a child as one of the qualifyers for 12 … Continue reading

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Progress

It’s been 8 months since fellow grieving dad Barry Kluger and myself launched the Farley-Kluger Petition to amend the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 to include the death of a child.  With over 12,000 signatures from all 50 states and support … Continue reading

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