Colorado passed paid family and medical leave in the November 2020 election. Here’s what employers should know.
Puerto Rico enacted legislation (House Bill No. 2424) effective August 8, 2020 expanding its Working Mothers Protection Act to provide up to five weeks of job-protected, paid leave to female employees who adopt a minor child six years of age or older. The leave entitlement begins to run on the date the child is received … Continued
On September 30, 2020, many New York employees will begin accruing leave under New York state’s new paid sick leave law. Enacted in April as part of a state budget bill (S7506B), the new law applies to all employers in New York regardless of size and is important to understand in the context of absence … Continued
Employers must contend with many issues that occur outside of the workplace and out of their control. The outbreak of the novel coronavirus, “2019-nCoV” or COVID-19, is a perfect example of why every employer should have a pandemic preparedness program in place for the safety of their employees. Background Novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) is an … Continued
Nevada followed in the footsteps of Maine last week and enacted legislation that requires large private-sector employers to provide paid leave that can be used for any purpose. Senate Bill No. 312’s provisions go into effect on January 1, 2020. Paid Leave Entitlement Nevada’s paid leave law requires employers with 50 or more employees to … Continued