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U.S. Department of Labor
2016 Paid Leave Analysis Grant Program
Frequently Asked Questions
May 5, 2016
1. Does this grant program fund paid family and medical leave programs?
No. This grant program funds certain types of research and analysis needed to
explore, develop, implement and/or improve paid family and medical leave
programs at the state and municipal levels, as well as in U.S. territories and
possessions and federally recognized Indian/Native American tribes.
2. What types of research and analysis are funded?
The research and analysis activities must fall into at least one of the following
o Statistical analysis, such as cost-benefit and actuarial studies;
o Feasibility studies;
o Economic-impact analyses;
o Financing, eligibility and benefit modeling;
o Education, outreach and marketing analyses for implementation
The activities listed above may include identifying and studying viable options
for financing and administering a paid family and medical leave program in
states that do not have a temporary disability insurance program.
Additionally, eligible entities that have already completed the analyses listed
above and are awaiting legislative action to formally adopt or have recently
adopted a paid family and medical leave program, may apply for funds to
support pre-implementation or initial implementation analyses, including but
not limited to:
o Identifying requirements for administration of a state-level paid leave
program, such as an information technology plan or businesses
processes and staffing needs for program administration;
o Developing implementation plans, including education and outreach
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United States. Women's Bureau. 2016 Paid Leave Analysis Grant Program Frequently Asked Questions, text, May 5, 2016; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc955510/m1/1/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.