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All Items: Paid Family Leave

  • Delaware Poised to Require Paid Family Leave

    Date:
    April 21, 2022

    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.

  • Maryland Passes Paid Family Leave Law

    Date:
    April 11, 2022

    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.

  • Biden Proposes Plan to Guarantee 12 Weeks of Paid Family and Medical Leave

    Date:
    May 4, 2021

    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.

  • Trump Signs Federal COVID-19 Relief Act

    Date:
    December 28, 2020

    President Trump signed the COVID-19 relief bill, which includes $900 billion earmarked for COVID-19 aid. In addition to extending the availability of tax credits for employers that continue to provide leave under the terms established by the FFCRA, the bill contains a number of other takeaways for employers.

  • Congress Declines to Extend Mandatory FFCRA Leave

    Date:
    December 22, 2020

    The new COVID-19 relief bill declines to extend the mandatory paid sick and family leave requirements of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which are scheduled to expire on December 31, 2020.

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