Westchester County, New York has enacted a new ordinance, the “Safe Time Leave Law,” that, beginning October 30, 2019, will require all private employers to provide up to 40 hours of paid leave for victims of domestic violence and human trafficking.
Paid sick leave laws have proliferated across the U.S. This paper highlights major compliance challenges created for employers and discusses possible fixes for reducing discrepancies and enhancing administrative ease, without sacrificing employee access.
New Zealand employers should be aware that there are several significant legislative changes to the Employment Relations Act 2000 taking effect this spring. This article briefly reviews key amendments that recently took effect – or take effect today.
On May 1, 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave offered Massachusetts businesses a temporary reprieve by extending two key deadlines critical to the implementation of the Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave law.
Canadian law clearly requires employers to accommodate employees with disabilities unless it causes an undue hardship. But how are employers to deal with employees on medical leave who do not communicate with the employer?
The Indiana Court of Appeals recently held that an employee who left work early to voluntarily testify at a former coworker's unemployment benefits appeal hearing was not protected by public policy from termination.