Compliance Memos: July 2019

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Battleground Over Complex State and Local Leave Laws The complexity of paid leave laws opens doors to legal challenges. Which employers are subject to the law? Minnesota. In May, the … Read More

April 2019: New State & Local Posting Requirements

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Review the new state and local posting requirements for Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, and Virginia.

Program Showcase: Navigating Paid Family Leave

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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

Compliance Memos: March 2019

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Immediate Accommodation Not Required: 6th Circuit In Brumley v. United Parcel Service, the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals held that an “employer’s refusal to provide an accommodation to the … Read More

Expanded Paid Leave Benefits Coming to California Employees

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Currently California employees who wish to receive pay during leave for a qualifying exigency would need to use their own accrued vacation or paid time off hours. However, beginning Jan. 1, 2021, an employee can apply for wage replacement benefits from the State of California Paid Family Leave insurance program during such a leave.

New York Paid Family Leave – One Month Check Up

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The New York Paid Family Leave law has been in effect for over a month, yet reports indicate that many New York employers are not prepared for the operation requirements of the law. The basics of the law shouldn’t be news to employers with employees in New York.

The Future of Leave Management: 18F

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18F: A Federal Technology “Startup” Is Changing the Way We Link Technologies By Justin Alford Chief Technology Officer LeaveLogic Without a federal paid family and medical leave law, states and … Read More