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All Items: Paid Sick Leave

  • 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.

  • Colorado Puts Out New Rules on Equal Pay, Paid Sick Leave and More

    Date:
    November 20, 2020

    The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has issued new regulations clarifying employers' obligations under a variety of labor and employment laws.

  • DOL Revises FFCRA Leave Rules

    Date:
    September 15, 2020

    The DOL has issued revised rules on leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act FFCRA in response to a federal district court ruling that struck down some of the previous rules' provisions.

  • As Schools Reopen, DOL Offers Guidance About Paid Leave and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

    Date:
    August 31, 2020

    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.

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