Another benefit increase is set to take effect January 1, 2020, under New York’s Paid Family Leave (PFL) Benefit Law.
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Oregon is joining the ranks of states with a paid family leave law. During its recent session, the state legislature passed a compromise bill similar to the law in neighboring Washington.
Employees returning from parental leave, whether that’s maternity/paternity leave or Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave, often have a unique set of needs to ease their transition back into working full-time. This is important for employers to be cognizant of, not the least of which is to reduce the incidence of employees leaving the […]
At SHRM’s 2019 Annual Conference & Exposition, I got to sit down with paid family leave expert Breanna Scott, CSPO and Director of Business Relations at The Standard. We discussed the state of paid family leave today and what it will look like in 2020.
While searching for my next round of binge-worthy treadmill fare on Netflix, I came across Workin’ Moms. The Canadian sitcom is in its third season, but its first season was released in the United States on Netflix last month.
With all that’s going on in Washington, D.C., it’s easy for issues to get lost in the noise and clutter, but paid family leave is managing to remain a topic of conversation.
by Jason R. Mau, JD, Greener Burke Shoemaker Oberrecht, P.A. Recently, the Idaho Supreme Court released an opinion in which it upheld a district court’s dismissal of an employee’s claim that his employer interfered with his request for Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) benefits.
By Kate McGovern Tornone, Editor Employers in California are ahead of the national average when it comes to paid family leave policies, according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Nationwide, 18% of employers offer that benefit; in California, 35% of employers do, according to recently-released state survey results.
By Kevin Green, JD, Fennemore Craig According to a recent study, the United States is the only industrialized nation in the world that does not require private sector employers to provide paid parental leave for employees. That same study concluded that the United States is one of only three countries in the world that does […]
I have a question regarding taking leave for an adult son. An employee’s son has to have back surgery. He is not incapable of self-care (has a full time job, etc). However, after the back surgery he is going to need help with his recovery. Will this fall under the FMLA for her to take […]