Nevada Enacts Leave of Absence for Domestic Violence

On June 8, the Governor of Nevada signed a Domestic Violence leave law, Nevada Senate Bill 361. The effective date is January 1, 2018. This law requires employers to provide a leave of absence and other accommodations for victims, or family or household members of victims, of domestic violence. The law contains the following provisions: … Continued

Washington State, Nevada, and Connecticut Bump Up Their Pregnancy Protections

We recently updated you about Vermont’s new Pregnancy Accommodation law. Three more states join the trend, as Washington State, Nevada, and Connecticut follow suit. On May 15, the Governor of Washington State signed Washington Senate Bill 5835, a pregnancy accommodation law that adds protection for pregnant employees experiencing pregnancy or pregnancy-related health conditions. On June … Continued

New York Delays Final PFL Regulations

As you know by now, New York has a new Paid Family Leave law (NY PFL) that will begin offering employees benefits as of January 1, 2018. ReedGroup has written about this upcoming law in the past, and you can find the background here. Proposed regulations were issued in February, and final regulations were expected … Continued