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  • Most Independent Contractors Happy With Their Arrangement, but Temps Are Not, Survey Finds

    June 14, 2018

    About eight in 10 independent contractors prefer their work arrangement over a more traditional job arrangement, according to a new survey from the US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

  • New Jersey Bans Breastfeeding Discrimination

    January 22, 2018

    New Jersey has enacted a law to protect breastfeeding mothers from discrimination at work that goes beyond federal protections. However, the law permits an exception if an employer can show that providing an accommodation would pose an undue hardship.

  • Federal Workflex Bill Would Preempt State, Local Paid Leave Laws

    November 9, 2017

    A bill introduced in the House of Representatives would amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) to include a voluntary option for qualified compensated leave and flexible workplace arrangements. If passed, the Workflex in the 21st Century Act will enable employers to comply with a single, national paid leave law instead of multiple state and local paid leave requirements.

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