Employee Leave Management
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.
The time an employee spends getting an employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccine is likely compensable under the federal and state minimum wage laws, according to guidance from the Illinois Department of Labor.
Congress has passed the sweeping $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill and sent it to the White House for President Biden to sign.
Using video surveillance to prove an employee abused her medical leave did not violate the FMLA, a federal court in Delaware has ruled.
Emailing notices to employees or posting them on a company website may satisfy some federal workplace notice-posting requirements - as long as certain conditions are met, says the US Department of Labor.
Telehealth visits are deemed "in-person" visits with a health provider under the FMLA for determining if an employee has a serious health condition.
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has confirmed that the 2020 requirement of 80-hour COVID-related leave continues into 2021 for covered employers.
News: HR guidance on various intersecting federal and state laws addressing employee leaves of absences.
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