Forecasting the future of workplace flexibility

December 2008
Employee Benefit News;Dec2008, Vol. 22 Issue 15, p57
The article reports that experts speaking at a 2008 U.S. congressional hearing predicted a greater likelihood for increment progress on the state level in 2009 toward enhancing work-life benefits and workplace flexibility. It is noted at least 12 states considered legislation requiring sick days this year, and California and Washington State already require employers to provide paid family leave. The significance of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act for benefit professionals is also discussed.


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