• Political Science
  • Published 2006

*195 FAMILY VALUES FIRST WHEN FEDERAL LAWS COLLIDE: A PROPOSAL TO CREATE A PUB- LIC POLICY EXCEPTION TO THE EMPLOYMENT-AT-WILL DOCTRINE BASED UPON MANDATORY PARENTING DUTY

@inproceedings{Gershuny2006195FV,
  title={*195 FAMILY VALUES FIRST WHEN FEDERAL LAWS COLLIDE: A PROPOSAL TO CREATE A PUB- LIC POLICY EXCEPTION TO THE EMPLOYMENT-AT-WILL DOCTRINE BASED UPON MANDATORY PARENTING DUTY},
  author={Pamela Gershuny},
  year={2006}
}
The passage of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Temporary Aid to Needy Families Act (TANF) has worked a hardship on children in the United States. This paper examines how these children can be saved by the state courts. Parents who need leave to care for children with illnesses not covered by the FMLA are caught between the devil and the deep blue sea: they can leave their children or be fired. The risks inherent in leaving unattended children in cars or at home while parents work… CONTINUE READING