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BOOKLET CLARIFIES YOUR RIGHTS UNDER FAMILY LEAVE ACT

Confused about the family leave law? Do you know what employers and employees are supposed to do and who is responsible for what?

A new question-and-answer booklet has been prepared for sale by the Women's Legal Defense Fund. The booklet explains the two-year-old federal Family Leave and Medical Act, which lets many employees take unpaid leave when their spouse, child or parent is ill, a new baby arrives, or they find themselves needing extended medical care.The 30-page booklet explains simply how the law works, what happens to health insurance, how sick leave is affected and more. To get a copy, send an $8 check made out to the Women's Legal Defense Fund to: Family and Medical Leave Act Materials, Women's Legal Defense Fund, 1875 Connecticut Ave. NW, #710, Washington, D.C., 20009. Allow three weeks for delivery.