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  • Chicago Enacts New Paid Leave Ordinance

    November 17, 2023

    Chicago workers will soon have access to additional guaranteed paid leave as a result of a city ordinance that takes effect December 31, 2023.

  • Illinois Sets Out Proposed Regulations for Paid Leave for All Workers Act

    November 10, 2023

    The Illinois Department of Labor has issued proposed regulations for implementing the state's Paid Leave for All Workers Act.

  • California to Require Leave for Reproductive Loss

    October 12, 2023

    Starting in 2024, a new law will require California employers to provide employees up to five days of leave following a miscarriage, stillbirth, failed adoption, failed surrogacy or unsuccessful assisted reproduction.

  • California Expands Paid Sick Leave From Three to Five Days

    October 6, 2023

    Amendments to the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act (HWHFA) will increase the number of paid sick and safe days to which employees are entitled from three to five starting in 2024.

  • Illinois Enacts Several New Employment Laws

    August 9, 2023

    Legislation recently signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker will expand leave for bereaving a child and for mourning victims of violent crime; establish new leave for organ donation; and provide protections for freelance workers and temporary workers.

  • Texas Blocks Local Labor Laws

    July 25, 2023

    Under the Texas Regulatory Consistency Act, a number of local laws in Texas - including anti-discrimination ordinances in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth and San Antonio - will be preempted September 1.

  • Colorado Enacts Slate of New Employment Laws

    June 21, 2023

    Following an active legislative session in Colorado, employers in the Centennial State will soon have a range of new compliance obligations to manage in areas including age discrimination, harassment and nondisclosure agreements.

  • DOL Explains Intermittent FMLA Leave Calculations for Holiday Weeks

    June 8, 2023

    The US Department of Labor has attempted to clarify how to calculate usage of FMLA leave during weeks with holidays in a recently issued opinion letter.

  • DOL: It's Time to Replace Your Old FLSA Posters

    May 10, 2023

    Previous versions of the mandatory Employee Rights Under the Fair Labor Standards Act Poster "no longer fulfill the posting requirement and should be replaced," according to the US Department of Labor (DOL).

  • DOL: Remote Employees Still Must Be Paid for Breaks of Less Than 20 Minutes

    February 13, 2023

    A new Field Assistance Bulletin from the US Department of Labor (DOL) takes longstanding principles used to interpret the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Family and Medical Act (FMLA) and applies them to common situations involving remote workers.

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News: HR guidance on various intersecting federal and state laws addressing employee leaves of absences.