Employee Leave Management
Chicago workers will soon have access to additional guaranteed paid leave as a result of a city ordinance that takes effect December 31, 2023.
The Illinois Department of Labor has issued proposed regulations for implementing the state's Paid Leave for All Workers Act.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
News: HR guidance on various intersecting federal and state laws addressing employee leaves of absences.
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