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      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
  • The house Passed February 9th, 2009
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      House Committee on Education and the Workforce
      Workforce Protections
    IntroducedFebruary 9th, 2009

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Title

Airline Flight Crew Technical Corrections Act

Official Title

To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to clarify the eligibility requirements with respect to airline flight crews.

Summary

Airline Flight Crew Technical Corrections Act - Amends the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 with respect to the hours-of-service requirement airline flight crews must meet to be eligible for leave under such Act. Declares that a flight attendant or flight crewmember will be considered to meet such requirement if he or she has worked or been paid for: (1) 60% of the applicable monthly guarantee, or the equivalent annualized over the preceding 12-month period; and (2) a minimum of 504 hours during such period. Authorizes the Secretary of Labor to provide, by regulation, a method for calculating such leave for airline flight crews.