Paid Family Leave
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.
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.
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.
Colorado voters passed the Paid Medical and Family Leave (PMFL) ballot initiative on November 3 to establish a state paid medical and family leave program.
With back-to-school season approaching, or already here depending on one's location, the Department of Labor has published guidance relating to the reopening of schools and what qualifies for paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
A new executive order prohibits Michigan employers from discharging, disciplining or otherwise retaliating against employees who stay home because they are at particular risk of infecting others with the COVID-19 coronavirus.
The Department of Labor has announced a temporary rule relating to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, effective from April 1 to December 31, 2020.
New York state has enacted a broad mandatory paid sick leave law that also provides job protections for employees for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis.
Millions of US workers will be entitled to paid leave for the first time under a coronavirus emergency relief law signed last night by President Trump.
Amidst the growing global coronavirus pandemic, the House of Representatives has passed a sweeping bill that aims to strengthen the safety net for workers.
News: HR guidance on handling paid family leave.
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