France: Benefits Bill for Care of Dying Relatives

from New York Times

 

Published: February 17, 2009

Parliament’s lower house voted Tuesday to extend benefits for those who take time off from work to care for dying relatives at their homes. The bill would pay caregivers $62 a day for up to three weeks. France already allows up to six months of unpaid leave for care of a dying relative. The bill is expected to pass the Senate.

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