New legislation in New Hampshire will guarantee the right of nursing mothers to an unpaid break of 30 minutes to pump for every three hours of work beginning July 1, 2025.
Chronic conditions such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, arthritis, and mental health conditions account for 90% of the nation’s $4.1 trillion in annual healthcare spend. This significantly drives up … Read More
Your workforce is diverse, and so are their benefit needs — particularly those of the caregiving employee. As employee demographics shift, many workers are demanding increased flexibility and leave options … Read More
Leave legislation continues to evolve, requiring employers to provide paid and unpaid protections to employees to care for themselves and their loved ones. In this session, we highlighted the different … Read More
With an increasing number of states enacting paid family and medical leave (PFML) benefit laws, multistate employers are left on their own to find the best leave solutions for all … Read More
More than four years since the passage of Oregon’s Paid Family Medical Leave Act into law, paid leave benefits will finally be available to Oregon employees starting Sept. 3, 2023.
A cornerstone of leave programs for nearly 30 years, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) offers critical coverage, but also presents a variety of administrative challenges. The June Tools … Read More
It’s critical for employers to understand their employee demographics and the generational perspectives of each group. Baby Boomer employees, specifically those aged 62 and older, have their own unique workplace … Read More
On Aug. 11, 2023, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) formally published proposed regulations to implement the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA).
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued proposed regulations (NPRM) to implement the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA).
A new Louisiana law goes into effect on Aug. 1, 2023 requiring employers to provide time off from work for genetic testing and cancer screening.
Beginning May 1, 2026, Maine’s new paid family leave law will allow Maine employees up to 12 weeks of family and medical leave benefits over a one-year period.
Starting on Aug. 7, 2023, Colorado employees will be able to use paid sick leave for additional reasons under the Healthy Families and Workplaces Act (HFWA). Governor Jared Polis signed Senate Bill 23-017 into law on June 2, 2023, and it is expected to become effective on Aug. 7, 2023.
Common disability plan provisions can have far-reaching impacts on your organization. Understanding these offerings is the foundation for navigating common reasons for denial that lead to employee appeals and escalations. … Read More
Your employee provides a medical certification that says they cannot work more than 40 hours a week and no more than 8 hours a day. In other words, your employee … Read More
Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has signed a new law that will expand the circumstances in which service workers in Connecticut can use state-mandated paid sick leave. The new law goes into effect Oct. 1, 2023.
New Florida legislation seeks to protect individuals from discrimination “based on health care choices” and bars COVID-19 mandates. The new law took effect on June 1, 2023.
In anticipation of Paid Leave Oregon, a new paid family leave benefit for Oregon employees, the Oregon legislature recently passed a bill that creates new entitlements for Oregon employees and aligns existing law with the forthcoming paid leave benefit.
Signed into law by Governor Inslee on May 9, 2023 and effective Jan. 1, 2024, new legislation allows certain interested parties to have access to information from the Washington Security Department, the state agency who administers the paid family and medical leave program, regarding an employee’s leave.
A cornerstone of leave programs for nearly 30 years, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) offers critical coverage, but also presents a variety of administrative challenges. This session provided … Read More