FAMILY & MEDICAL LEAVE ACT: Expanded family leave act proposed for small f/s cos
- Maryland, District of Columbia Pass Sick Leave Laws. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2008 Q3, following p4
The article reports on the approval of legislation that expand the right of employees to take paid sick leave in Maryland and the District of Columbia. The District of Columbia has required employers to provide paid sick leave. Maryland required paid family leave, which is also being implemented...
- Paid Family and Medical Leave. ALBELDA, RANDY; MANDELL, BETTY REID // New Politics;Winter2010, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p24
The article discusses the U.S. Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) that followed the Alternative Work Schedules Act (AWSA), which was originally intended as an energy conservation measure. The FMLA is the culmination of efforts by political activists to change the AWSA from a conservation...
- Paid leave law may prompt small HR staffs to turn to pros. FITZGERALD, BETH // njbiz;6/8/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 23, p1
The article reports on the benefit of outsourcing compliance with federal and state laws on employee family and medical leaves for human resources staff in New Jersey. Silva Scura of Jerome Industries said that outsourcing helps by relieving her some of workload and by assuring that every task...
- Momentum building for paid parental leave. DAVIS, ANDREA // Employee Benefit News;Aug2015, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p10
The article discusses aspects of the proposed legislation on paid family leave and medical leave, the Family And Medical Insurance Leave Act, or FAMILY Act, in the U.S The legislation, proposed by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Rosa DeLauro, would provide up to 12 weeks of paid...
- Legal INSIGHTS. Larroca, Jeffrey W. // INSIGHT into Diversity;Winter2012, Vol. 78 Issue 4/5, p10
The article offers the author's insights on the U.S. Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). He mentions that FMLA requires employers with 50 or more than employees to provide work off for up to 12 weeks to eligible employees. He discusses three ways on how employers can request recertification...
- Law. Tutton, Chris; Glacken, Caroline // Estates Gazette;2/28/2015, Issue 817, p15
The article looks at the major issues relating to employment law that will affect the property and construction industries in Great Britain in 2015. Topics discussed include holiday pay, collective redundancy, and shared parental leave and pay. Also mentioned are new sickness absence controls,...
- HEALTH: Workers Get Paid Sick Days. Leisher, Rebecca // Yes!;Fall2011, Issue 59, p8
The article reports on the move of the Connecticut government to pass a legislation which requires employers to offer paid sick leave to their employees in which as many as 400,000 workers will receive an hourly wage.
- Massachusetts' sick time law: What employers need to know. McConchie, Scott; Sargent, C. Forbes // Ebn.benefitsnews.com;10/22/2015, p6
The article offers information on the Massachusetts Earned Sick Time law which takes effect on July 1, 2015 and applicable for all employees in the state.
- Don't automatically approve FMLA leave for elective or cosmetic surgery. // HR Specialist: Illinois Employment Law;Sep2010, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p3
The article focuses on the law which says that cosmetic or elective surgery which is not medically required may not be entitled for Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave, since the employee who undergoes the procedure may not be experiencing serious health condition.