Philanthropist Melinda Gates, wife of Microsoft founder Bill Gates, tweeted about the Family and Medical Leave Act’s 25th anniversary.

The Family and Medical Leave Act turns 25 today, and Twitter users marked the occasion with the #fmla25 hashtag. Where else but social media can someone celebrate the birth of a law?

The FMLA, signed into law by President Bill Clinton on Feb. 5, 1993, put in place protections for many employees who needed to take time off from work because of illness or to care for a loved one.

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