Employer groups are closely watching a bill that provides federal employees with four weeks’ paid “bonding leave” when they become new parents. The bill got approved by the U.S. House and now heads to the Senate.
The 14th largest private company in the U.S. announced Nov. 7 that it now offers six weeks of paid parental leave to most of its 28,000 employees following the birth or adoption of a child. Pilot Flying J’s “gender-neutral” leave benefit is available to all new parents working at its rest stops, retail locations and […]
Whether to save money or administrative headaches, many employers make these all-to-common HR mistakes that can cost them big time.
Workers cost private employers an average of $27.88 per hour worked in total compensation. How much of that goes toward benefits?
To keep up with employee absence regs and DOL guidelines, employers need to put in place a robust management program – to define, measure and benchmark absence – to help avoid a lawsuit.
Updating paid sick leave policies for employers in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Sometimes, no matter how generous you are with leave benefits, some employees still won’t be satisfied. The good news: You can beat them in court.
Is paid parental leave right for your company?
Due to so many summer camp closures, employees may be eligible to take paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), according to the DOL. In a June 26 field assistance bulletin, the DOL said an employee is entitled to paid leave when they’re unable to work due to their child’s place of […]
Judge Paul Oetken of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York on Monday agreed with New York Attorney General Letitia James that the Department of Labor’s pandemic-related paid sick leave rules were overbroad. James sued the federal government in March over some of the department’s restrictions to paid sick and emergency family leave. […]
An increasing number of companies are offering generous paid parental leave benefits to employees, and Microsoft is certainly no exception. But the tech giant recently made headlines when it unveiled a different type of paid leave benefit.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) mandates employers to provide paid sick leave requirements in response to the coronavirus.
If employees badmouth your company — even in a way that hurts business — you’ve got to grin and bear it if the criticisms are made under the guise of attempting to improve work conditions.
Business Roundtable, an association of U.S. CEOs that advocates for business-friendly public policy, last week called for congress to make paid family and medical leave available to as many American workers as possible. The group sent letters to congressional leaders and the President urging lawmakers to legislate a national paid leave. The letter comes as […]
Forward-thinking employers are finding a number of creative ways to tweak their paid leave policies to give employees the most from the benefit.
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