On the work permit for a long illness of a child:
On August 2, 2011, the Parliamentary Group of CiU presented a bill in Congress asking the government that, when a child has cancer, one of their parents can request a paid leave during hospitalization and treatment.
On November 11, 2004 the Parliamentary Group of the Green Left, United Left, Initiative for Catalonia Verds presented a Proposed Law on the modification of Law 39/1999, of November 5, to promote the reconciliation of family and work life of the working people.
On June 15, 2007 the previous bill was withdrawn from Congress.
On February 12, 2009, the Parliamentary Group of CiU presented in the Parliament of Catalonia "a proposal for a resolution on the recognition of the right to leave the legal guardians of children suffering from serious illnesses while they are hospitalized.