In a significant decision for employers, a Colorado appellate court recently upheld an employer’s policy requiring forfeiture of accrued, unused vacation at separation of employment, finding the policy did not violate the Colorado Wage Claim Act.
With the number, type, and scope of paid leave laws constantly expanding, employers may struggle to adapt successfully and quickly to the changing legal landscape. This article shines a light on five key issues to consider when administering paid leave.
The United Kingdom Court of Appeal recently held that it is not discriminatory for enhanced shared parental leave pay (mostly claimed by men) to be paid by employers at a lower rate than enhanced maternity leave pay (claimed by women).
On June 27, 2019, Governor Gavin Newson (D) signed Senate Bill 83, which, beginning on July 1, 2020, will extend from six to eight weeks the maximum duration of paid family leave benefits individuals may receive under California law.
The District of Columbia Council has passed several pieces of legislation that impose significant obligations upon employers in the District of Columbia. This article reviews recently-enacted laws and their key obligations.
There has been much activity surrounding the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave law, including an extension of the start date for contributions, updated employee notices, and the issuance of final regulations interpreting the law.
This Insight discusses Chapters 6 and 8 of the Guidelines on the Interpretation of Puerto Rico’s Employment Legislation, which provide guidance on vacation entitlement, sick leave, lactation breaks, and equal pay.
Just when Texas employers thought they were getting a reprieve from mandatory compliance with three separate municipal paid sick leave ordinances, the Texas Legislature failed to pass a bill to preempt all such ordinances from taking effect.