Earlier this month, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed Senate Bill 796 into law, providing protected leave under the Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA) for employees who miss work in connection with donating a body part, organ, or tissue.
The New Hampshire Paid Family Medical Leave law has been left behind in the dust after Republican Governor Chris Sununu vetoed the bill.
One of the most difficult things for human resource and absence management professionals to do is to keep up with changing state and local laws. Below is a brief summary … Read More
The states of California and New York and the City and County of San Francisco have all passed new mandates regarding paid family leave. The California and San Francisco laws … Read More
By Alyssa Coleman Senior Benefit Analyst, ADT The longer your career as an absence management professional, the more you hear about potential misuse of intermittent Family and Medical Leave Act … Read More
By Jeff Nowak, JD Co-chair, Labor & Employment, Practice of Franczek Radelet P.C. Blog Author, FMLAinsights.com Can your employee take FMLA leave to care for her grandchild? A year ago, … Read More
If you are trying to keep up with state and local laws related to leaves, you are probably ready to scream “Make it stop!” There are new paid sick leave … Read More
New regulations under the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) require covered employers to update the CFRA poster, effective July 1, 2015. Employers subject to CFRA are those who do business … Read More
Employees in legal, same-sex marriages, regardless of where they live, will now have the same rights as those in opposite-sex marriages to federal job-protected leave under the Family and Medical … Read More
This fourth annual report provides a summary and an analysis of the 2014 Employer Leave Management Survey jointly sponsored by DMEC and Spring Consulting Group. The survey tracks employer methods, … Read More
Massachusetts has amended its Maternity Leave Law to include Parental Leave, effective April 7, 2015. Previously, the Massachusetts Maternity Leave Act (MMLA) required employers to provide up to 8 weeks … Read More
The California State Disability Insurance (SDI) withholding rate for 2015 will be 0.9%, which is down from the 1% rate which has been in effect from 2012 through 2014. The … Read More
The Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed to change the regulatory definition of spouse under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to look to the law of the jurisdiction … Read More
The City of Newark Department of Child and Family Well-Being has published answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding the City’s new Paid Sick Time Ordinance. Original indications were that … Read More
The United States Court Of Appeals for The Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court’s judgment, after a jury trial, in favor of the defendant in an action under the Family … Read More
Governor Jerry Brown of California has signed SB 770 into law, expanding the types of relatives for whom employees may take paid family leave (PFL). Effective July 1, 2014, this … 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 United States Supreme Court has ruled on two same-sex marriage cases. What do those rulings mean for employee benefits?
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has signed the Family Care Act (FCA) into law. This law extends Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) protections to partners in a civil union and … Read More
The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL) has published a new set of final regulations regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). This Final Rule … Read More
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