Employee Leave Management
A new study on how employee use vacation time found that nearly half of employees reported working one or more hours per day while on vacation.
The Michigan Court of Claims has struck down the state's minimum wage and paid sick leave laws and restored earlier versions of the laws passed in 2018, which are significantly more beneficial to employees.
In the wake of the Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, which held that the Constitution does not protect a right to abortion, employers face challenges in areas ranging from benefit plans to social media to off-duty conduct policies and more.
Under the Healthy Delaware Families Act, employees would be entitled to paid leave to bond and care for a new child, to address their own serious health condition, to care for a family member with a serious health condition, or to address the impact of a family member's military deployment.
Starting in 2025, covered employees in Maryland will be entitled to take up to 12 weeks of paid leave to care for a newborn child, to attend to a serious health condition and more.
A California bill that has passed the state legislature would require employers with more than 25 employees to provide supplemental paid sick leave to employees who are unable to work because of various COVID-19-related reasons, including vaccination and caring for a child or other family member.
The record-setting settlement could inspire employee advocates to push other cities to adopt paid sick leave protections for gig workers.
Employers may not have "use it or lose it" vacation policies, the Colorado Supreme Court has ruled in a first-of-its-kind ruling in the state.
President Biden's American Families Plan would create a permanent nationwide paid family and medical leave program. The US is one of the few developed countries that does not guarantee workers paid time off for a new child or to deal with an illness.
Millions of California employees have regained the right to take supplemental paid sick leave under a COVID-related law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
News: HR guidance on various intersecting federal and state laws addressing employee leaves of absences.
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