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All Items: Paid Sick Leave

  • Michigan Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave Laws Rise From the Dead

    Date:
    July 21, 2022

    The Michigan Court of Claims has struck down the state's minimum wage and paid sick leave laws and restored earlier versions of the laws passed in 2018, which are significantly more beneficial to employees.

  • California Revives COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

    Date:
    February 8, 2022

    A California bill that has passed the state legislature would require employers with more than 25 employees to provide supplemental paid sick leave to employees who are unable to work because of various COVID-19-related reasons, including vaccination and caring for a child or other family member.

  • Uber Settles With Seattle for $3.4 Million Over Sick Leave

    Date:
    June 28, 2021

    The record-setting settlement could inspire employee advocates to push other cities to adopt paid sick leave protections for gig workers.

  • 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.

  • New California COVID Law Brings Back Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

    Date:
    March 22, 2021

    Millions of California employees have regained the right to take supplemental paid sick leave under a COVID-related law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

  • Illinois DOL Guides Employers on Vaccines

    Date:
    March 18, 2021

    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.

  • Colorado Clarifies Paid Sick Leave Requirements for 2021

    Date:
    December 29, 2020

    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.

  • 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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