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Massachusetts: Department of Paid Family and Medical Leave Publishes Proposed Regulations
January 24, 2019
As we reported on our blog back in June, legislation known as the “Grand Bargain” created a new state program providing paid family and medical leave benefits for eligible Massachusetts employees. On January 23rd, the Department published proposed regulations on the law, giving us a first look at how the new Department proposes to answer some of those open questions.
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Paid Family Leave Bill Passed by Massachusetts Legislature
June 21, 2018
The Massachusetts Legislature passed a bill late on June 20th that would resolve a number of pending legislative and ballot proposals in one fell swoop.
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EEOC: Parental & Bonding Leave Policies Should be the Same for Moms and Dads
March 2, 2018
In August 2017, the EEOC sued Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. based on a parental leave program that provided employees with paid leave to bond with a new child, as well as flexible return-to-work benefits.
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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s Paid Leave Compromise Bill – What Does It Really Do?
November 30, 2017
As Maryland employers are likely aware, the General Assembly passed a paid sick leave bill (HB1) this past session, which was vetoed by Governor Hogan. The Governor has now introduced a new paid leave bill – the Paid Leave Compromise Act of 2018 – that will be filed as emergency legislation when the next legislative session opens on January 10, 2018.
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New York Finalizes Paid Family Leave Regulations
September 5, 2017
As we previously reported, beginning January 1, 2018, many employees in New York State will be eligible for paid family leave under New York’s Paid Family Leave (“PFL”) legislation. In anticipation of the PFL law’s effective date, the Workers Compensation Board has issued final regulations clarifying certain aspects of the law.
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Apr 17

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Apr 17

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Apr 11

Europe: Guide to Employment Issues in M&A Transactions: https://t.co/2qeJ6AxsKi