Beginning on Jul. 1, 2020, California will extend the maximum duration of Paid Family Leave (PFL) benefits from six weeks to eight weeks.
By Aug. 31, 2019, all Washington employers must file reports about their employees, including their wages and associated hours worked during the first two quarters of 2019.
The Oregon Senate voted to pass HB 2005 — which will provide paid family and medical leave to eligible employees beginning Jan. 1, 2023.
No Double Dipping: How to Prevent Overpayment of Employee Benefits By Heather Luiz, CPDM SVP, Absence Management York Risk New challenges are increasing the difficulties for employers that manage leaves … Read More
State-by-State Paid Family and Medical Leave Legislation: An Employer’s Guide By Kristin Hostetter, CPDM Sr. Product Manager, Absence Management Lincoln Financial Group By Marissa Mayfield, MBA Sr. Product Manager, Statutory … Read More
The Conundrum of Coordination: Navigating Paid Family Leave By Terry Smith First-VP Consultant American Benefits Consulting By Erica Vanni First-VP Consultant American Benefits Consulting Responding to a tight U.S. labor … Read More
For eight years the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) and Spring Consulting Group (Spring) have partnered to conduct annual research on employer leave management. Our national survey tracks employer methods … Read More
For eight years, DMEC and Spring Consulting Group have partnered to conduct annual research on employer leave management. With information from over 820 employers, the national survey tracks employer methods … Read More
In the last few years, our country has seen a constantly shifting landscape of paid family and paid parental leave laws cropping up across many states and municipalities. Additionally, employers … Read More
Supporting Employees on Paid Family Leave By Phil Bruen, VP Group Life and Disability Products MetLife While a handful of states now mandate paid leave be offered by private employers, … Read More
Paid Sick Leave Conflicts: Litigation vs. Ballot Box In addition to a fragmented map of municipal, county, and state paid sick leave (PSL) laws, employers now face zombie PSL laws … Read More
Paid Sick Leave Laws Advancing in More States in 2018 This year is the most active yet for implementation of state paid sick leave (PSL) laws, including: Washington (January), Maryland … Read More
This week, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued FAQ guidance regarding the employer tax credit for paid family and medical leave. As a reminder, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the Act) provides a tax credit to employers that voluntarily offer paid family and/or medical leave to employees.
The ever-moving target that is the New York Paid Family Leave law has shifted yet again. New York State regulators confirmed that employers do not need to cap the weekly employee payroll deduction for PFL at .126% of the New York State Average Weekly Wage.
March 2018 Employment Practices Compliance With the patchwork of federal, state, and local laws in place in the United States, compliance for employers remains challenging, but not impossible. This issue … Read More
It’s All In a Name: Is Your Parental Leave Policy Inclusive? By Jessica Hawley, CLMS Manager, Accommodations & Leaves RBC (Royal Bank of Canada, U.S. Operations) Implementing a new leave … Read More
Final ERISA Disability Claim Regulations In Force on Apr. 1 New Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) regulations governing disability claim administration take effect on Apr. 1. This rule-making process … Read More
Competitive pressure, millennial workforce expectations, and the outsized influence of the technology industry are among factors impacting voluntary adoption of paid family and medical leave programs by large employers in … Read More
Prior to the FMLA’s passage in 1993, there was no federal law that provided job security while an individual was absent from work for an extended period of time. Because … Read More
For seven years, DMEC and Spring Consulting Group have partnered to conduct annual research on employer leave management. Our national survey tracks employer methods for administering both regulatory and non-regulatory … Read More
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