In March 2020, when Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) with a sunset date of Dec. 31, 2020, few anticipated the COVID-19 pandemic would be ongoing into 2021. But the pandemic has not slowed, and requests for COVID-19-related leave (along with the corresponding tax credits) continue.
The New York State Paid Sick Leave Law and the amendments to the New York City Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law expanding employees’ paid sick leave entitlements went into full effect on Jan. 1, 2021.
With a difficult 2020 nearing its end, if Connecticut Paid FMLA has recently reappeared on your radar, don’t fret! Simply review these basics to prepare for this upcoming change.
Puerto Rico’s Law 37-2020 provides certain employees up to five days of paid leave once they exhaust other paid leave.
For nine years the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) and Spring Consulting Group have partnered to conduct annual research on employer leave management. Our national survey tracks employer methods for … Read More
On Dec. 13, 2019, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, in an en banc decision, rejected the challenge to Alabama’s minimum wage and employment benefits preemption law.
Innovative Leaves for an Evolving Workforce By Glenn Pransky, MD Scientific Advisor Lincoln Financial Group By Kristin Hostetter Sr. Prod. Mgr., Absence Mgmt. Lincoln Financial Group Profound changes are occurring … Read More
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
Review the new state and local posting requirements for California, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, and New York.
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.
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
Top Compliance Challenges for 2019 By Terri L. Rhodes CCMP, CLMS, CPDM, MBA CEO, DMEC Managing the key requirements of ever-expanding state mandates is just one of many leave compliance … Read More
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
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
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
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.
2017 Leave Management Survey: Responses to Expanding Compliance Mandates The 2017 DMEC Employer Leave Management Survey white paper, available to members on the DMEC website, provides a deep review of … 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
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
Improve the Employee Leave Experience by Training Your Managers By Anna Steffeney CEO LeaveLogic More employers are using family-friendly benefits such as paid family leave to improve their success with … Read More
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