A Test For Paid Family Leave
- Corporates Lobby Against Paid Family Leave. Demby, Elayne Robertson // Treasury & Risk Management;Jul2000, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p15
Focuses on a bill that would provide a paid parental leave to employees by the Department of Labor (DOL) in the United States. Opposition of business groups to the bill; Impact of paid leave program on unemployment taxes; Support of labor organizations and women's groups on the measure;...
- Money Fuels Fight on Time Off. La Corte, Rachel // Skanner (Seattle, WA & Portland, OR Combined Edition);1/30/2013, Vol. 35 Issue 17, Special section p1
The article reports on a legislative bill passed in Washington state in 2007 which approved a program giving parents five weeks of paid time off to be with a new child.
- Parental leave rights `will exclude low-paid families'. Rana, Eila // People Management;07/29/99, Vol. 5 Issue 15, p14
Focuses on the concerns expressed by employers over the proposed parental leave directive in Great Britain. Background of the directive; Survey conducted by the British Chambers of Commerce; Role played by Harriet Harman, the former secretary of state for social security, in the directive's...
- Washington Passes Paid Family Leave. // State Legislatures;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p12
The article reports that, with the enactment of Senate Bill 5659 in April 2007, Washington became the second state to establish a paid family leave program, joining California, which passed a paid leave law in 2002. The Federal Family and Medical Leave Act, passed in 1993, provides for up to 12...
- EDITOR'S COMMENT. O'Reilly, Noel // Employers Law;Feb2011, p3
The author reflects on several challenging developments for employers and human resource (HR) professionals including the abolition of the default retirement age, the option of positive action, and imminent changes to the paternity leave rules.
- Sainsbury's sets new family-friendly pace. Deeks, Emma // People Management;11/23/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 23, p6
Reports on the paid leave offered by Sainsbury's to its parent employees for in vitro fertilization treatment, adoption and fostering starting November 2000. Reason for the move; Conditions in acquiring the leave.
- DIVERSITY. // People Management;Jun2011, p11
This section offers news briefs on diversity related to human resources (HR) in Great Britain as of June 2011 including the launch of the Modern Workplaces consultation by the British government under which parents could share paternity and maternity leave more equally, the claim of Simon...
- Legal Q&Aâ€¦ Paternity leave. // Personnel Today;6/19/2007, p20
The article presents questions and answers on issues concerning proposals to extend paternity leave in Great Britain. One of the readers asked about new changes in personnel management when the new proposals would become law. Another reader enquired about the payment that fathers are entitled to...
- Take a cooperative approach to intermittent leave. Click, Jennifer // HR Magazine;Dec1996, Vol. 41 Issue 12, p48
Suggests a cooperative approach in managing intermittent absences authorized by the Family and Medical Leave Act of United States. Fashioning workable intermittent leave schedules by considering business needs; Educating all employees about family leave, not just managers; Encouraging employees...