The DOL estimates that the Final Rule, which will be officially published September 30, will provide paid sick leave to approximately 1.15 million workers employed by federal contractors.
San Francisco made history in April when it passed the first city-mandated full paid parental leave ordinance. The law provided for 6 weeks of topped off benefits for employees bonding with a child during the first year after birth, adoption, or foster placement of a minor child. When a San Francisco employee receives California Paid … Continued
On September 14, the governor of California signed Assembly Bill 2337, adding a notice requirement to the California Domestic Violence Leave law. The new notice requirement goes into effect January 1, 2017. Per existing law, employers with 25 or more employees cannot terminate, or in any way discriminate or retaliate against an employee who is … Continued
We know that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) can be tricky to navigate for employers. And as the recent court case of Dawson v. Akal Security, Inc., shows, it’s easy to make missteps that result in denying an employee’s right to the interactive process, even if that isn’t the intention. Larry Dawson was employed … Continued
Berkeley, California, and St. Paul, Minnesota, wrap up the summer with 2 new paid sick leave laws. Berkeley’s Paid Sick Leave Ordinance, passed on August 31, goes into effect on October 1, 2017. The City Council’s decision to pass the law may have been prompted by two competing ballot measures that will both appear on … Continued
Election Day is right around the corner! Do you know if you’re located in a state that requires employers to grant their employees time off to vote? Find out with ReedGroup’s LeaveAdvisor, which includes analyses of voting leave laws for all 32 states that have them. With LeaveAdvisor, you can stay up to date on … Continued