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Family and Medical Leave for Education Support Professionals

Education support professionals shouldn’t have to choose between taking care of themselves and their loved ones, or holding onto their jobs.
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Email members of Congress and urge them to co-sponsor the ESP and School Support Staff Family Leave Act (S. 226/H.R. 770)

Many education support professionals (ESPs) are not eligible for unpaid leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) due to the law’s provisions.

The ESP Family Leave Act would provide them with access to the same FMLA protections that other working families receive.