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Preparing for New York Paid Family Leave: Fast Facts and Best Practices for Empire State Employers

Posted in Family Medical Leave Act, Paid Sick Leave, Parental Leave
Overview While the U.S. is the only industrialized nation that does not require paid family and medical leave, New York’s incoming Paid Family Leave Program (“PFL”) will guarantee paid leave for nearly all private sector employees, joining programs in California, New Jersey, and Rhode Island.… Continue Reading

Philadelphia’s Paid Sick Leave Ordinance is Effective on May 13th – Are you Prepared?

Posted in Paid Sick Leave
On February 12, 2015, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed a city ordinance requiring employers with 10 or more employees to provide 40 hours of paid sick leave in a calendar year.  You can read HR Legalist’s summary of the ordinance here, and read the ordinance itself here. Starting on Wednesday, May 13th, all employers subject… Continue Reading