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All Items: Special Work Arrangements

  • New Jersey Bans Breastfeeding Discrimination

    Date:
    January 22, 2018

    New Jersey has enacted a law to protect breastfeeding mothers from discrimination at work that goes beyond federal protections. However, the law permits an exception if an employer can show that providing an accommodation would pose an undue hardship.

  • Federal Workflex Bill Would Preempt State, Local Paid Leave Laws

    Date:
    November 9, 2017

    A bill introduced in the House of Representatives would amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) to include a voluntary option for qualified compensated leave and flexible workplace arrangements. If passed, the Workflex in the 21st Century Act will enable employers to comply with a single, national paid leave law instead of multiple state and local paid leave requirements.

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