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11/20/19
The State of Washington’s new Paid Family and Medical Leave program goes into effect Jan. 1, 2020. Employers need to understand their responsibilities before, during and after the start of the new year. Here’s what Washington employers need to know.
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10/28/19

Taking care of aging relatives is taking a growing toll on millions of Americans. Who’s paying the costs — in time, careers, incomes and productivity? See what's weighing workers and employers down. And what’s looking up.

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09/27/19
Start prepping now for 2020 changes to New York’s Paid Family Leave program. This will be the third year on the state’s four-year schedule for phasing in benefits. Here’s what you need to know and some tips to get ready.
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08/21/19

Small employers report that paid family and medical leave programs haven’t caused the damage they feared. There’s even evidence of positive outcomes for small businesses.

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07/29/19

Updated August 16, 2019: Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed a new paid family and medical leave law — HB 2005 — on August 9, 2019. Advocates call it the most generous, inclusive state plan to date. See what it will mean for Oregon workers and employers.

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06/28/19
This week Governor Ned Lamont of Connecticut signed the Paid Family and Medical Leave Act. Here are some important dates and information for employers with employees working in Connecticut.
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06/25/19

One gift that most dads in the U.S. did not get on Father’s Day? Paid paternity or family leave. See why new dads don’t take more time off — and why it matters so much. Explore the current state of parental leave and find out where men, women and policies stand on caregiving.