On May 3, 2019, Westchester County Executive George Latimer formally signed into law the County’s Safe Time Leave for Victims of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Law (Safe Time Law).
Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking: Develop a Workplace Response By Erin Winters, JD Attorney Pacific Employment Law Victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking lose tens of thousands … Read More
Review the new state and local posting requirements for Alaska, California, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Nevada.
One of the most difficult things for human resource professionals to do is to keep up with changing State and local laws related to leaves and discrimination. Below is a … Read More
President Obama has signed an executive order mandating that Federal contractors and subcontractors provide up to 56 hours of accrued paid leave per year for employees. Affected employers must allow … Read More
One of the most difficult things for human resource professionals to do is to keep up with changing state and local laws related to leaves and discrimination. Below is a … Read More
Human Resources professionals need to be aware of three new leave laws: New Jersey has a domestic violence leave law that will be effective October 1, 2013, Oregon has a … Read More
The City of Portland Oregon has approved an ordinance requiring employers to provide sick leave. The ordinance is effective January 1, 2014. Employers with a minimum of 6 employees must provide … Read More
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) prohibits discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, or national origin and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits … Read More
The Seattle City Council has approved Council Bill 117216, requiring businesses in Seattle to provide paid leave to employees when they or their family members fall ill or victim to … Read More
Evenly split in their decision to affirm or reverse the previous order from the Circuit Court, the Wisconsin Supreme Court justices decided that the best course of action for this … Read More
Philadelphia has joined a growing list of jurisdictions that require leave related to domestic violence. A few states, including California, Florida, Illinois and Washington, require unpaid leave for services related … Read More
Effective April 1, 2008, Washington requires employers to provide time off to employees who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking.
Effective July 1, 2007, Florida became the 7th state to require employers to provide time off to employees who are victims of domestic violence. The other states are: California, Colorado, … Read More