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May 15, 2019

Massachusetts Paid Leave Update: Approved Private Plan Exemption Need Not Provide Benefits Until January 2021

There is some good news for employers subject to the Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave (PFML) and considering the availability of the private plan exemption.

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May 10, 2019

Westchester County, NY Enacts Standalone Paid “Safe” Time Ordinance

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.

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May 6, 2019

Paid Sick Leave: Deconstructing the Patchwork to Develop a Way Forward

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.

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May 6, 2019

The Battle over the Minneapolis Sick and Safe Time Ordinance Continues: Court Holds the Law Applies to Employers Outside City Limits

On April 29, 2019, the Minnesota Court of Appeals overturned a state district court ruling and found that the Minneapolis Sick and Safe Time Ordinance applies to employers outside the City limits.

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May 6, 2019

New Zealand: Critical Employment Law Changes

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.

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May 2, 2019

Massachusetts Extends Critical Compliance Deadlines Under the Paid Family Medical Leave Law

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.

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May 2, 2019

Canada: How to Manage Unresponsive Employees on Leave

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?

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April 29, 2019

Dallas Joins Austin and San Antonio in Mandating Paid Sick Leave in Texas

On April 24, 2019, Dallas became the third city in the Lone Star State to adopt an ordinance requiring all private employers to provide paid sick leave to employees, following Austin and San Antonio.

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April 22, 2019

No Subpoena, No Protection?: Indiana Court of Appeals Approves Dismissal of Employee Who Left Work to Voluntarily Testify at Hearing

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.

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April 18, 2019

Kentucky Enacts Pregnant Workers Act, Requiring Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnant and Lactating Employees

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin (R) recently signed the Pregnant Workers Act, SB 18, to provide pregnancy-related accommodations for employees in the Bluegrass State.

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