Legislative Activity

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12/22/20
Big changes are coming for the California Family Rights Act. Employees will have more rights and employers will have more responsibilities. Find out about both.
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12/21/20

Thinking of a private plan for Paid Family and Medical Leave in Connecticut? There's a lot to know and do — including registering your business. Read this post for dates and details.

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11/13/20

A first for Colorado and PFML! State voters passed a paid family and medical leave law — with 57% voting “yes” to ballot measure 283 on Nov. 3. See what comes next.

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01/25/21

As more states pass PFML legislation, employers may want to have one blanket policy that covers all employees. But that could lead to compliance risks because each program has its own nuances. See what’s similar — and what’s not.

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09/18/20
Two states and PFML programs to keep your eye on: New York and Colorado. New York announced its 2021 PFL premium and benefit increases. And Colorado residents will vote on a Paid Family and Medical Leave Initiative on Nov. 3, 2020. Here’s what you need to know.
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06/16/20
The COVID-19 pandemic may be increasing voter support for a permanent government program for paid family and medical leave. See who's in favor and why.
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05/15/20
Wondering about the state of paid family and medical leave in different states? Check out this interactive map of the U.S. to see the details on PFML programs and legislation for every state.
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04/01/20
As we all adjust to life during this pandemic, it’s important to know what options are available for workers if they have to be out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic. See a breakdown of changes made to state and federal PFL, PFML and statutory disability laws due to COVID-19.
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03/20/20
On March 18, 2020 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that provides immediate wage replacement assistance to New York employees with annual salaries up to $150,000 who themselves or their minor children have been quarantined or isolated as a result of novel coronavirus.
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02/19/20
What’s going on with paid leave laws in 2020? We expect legislation to keep moving forward across the country, with activity in several states and at the federal level. Stay on top of the action with our quick rundown of what to expect in 2020.