FMLA

On September 7, the House Ways and Means Committee released bill text that includes a new national, universal paid medical and family leave plan. This bill represents just one portion of the expected $3.5 trillion social spending bill that will advance President Biden’s legislative agenda.

The bill is extensive, but employers should be particularly aware

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division just launched a new initiative called “Essential Workers, Essential Protections” that provides workers with information about the wage and hour laws that apply to them, including instructions on how to contact the DOL with questions or complaints.

In conjunction with this new initiative, the

On February 5, 2021, the 28th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) re-introduced the Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMILY) Act in both the Senate and House of Representatives.  The bill aims to create a permanent, national paid family and medical leave