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Half of employees leave vacation days on the table

01/04/2017
Fifty-two percent of Americans who get paid vacation time said they would not use all their allotted time in 2016.

Call of (jury) duty: What must we do?

12/22/2016
Q. What are California employers’ obligations with regard to workers who get called on for jury duty?

Ikea assembles generous paid leave platform

12/15/2016
An international retailer with a significant presence in the United States has broken new ground for providing paid leave to workers who need to take time off.

Women taking time off worry about retirement

12/13/2016
Half of working women who have taken time off to care for a family member worry that their retirement security will suffer as a result.

D.C. parental and family leave law would pay for up to eight weeks off

12/08/2016
The District of Columbia city council has given preliminary approval to legislation that would create the nation’s most generous parental and family leave entitlement.

Is it legal to claw back maternity leave pay?

12/06/2016
Q. Our maternity leave policy offers paid leave for female employees who plan to return to work after the birth of the child. If the employee quits before returning to work, she’s required to reimburse the company for the paid leave. Is this lawful?

Work-at-home abuse? Demand accountability

12/01/2016
Are you sure employees are working when they are supposed to be? Or are they abusing your flexible rules about taking time off and working from home?

16 new state laws California employers need to know about

11/28/2016
A list of the most significant laws affecting private sector employers in California.

Trump administration: 4 'what ifs' affecting HR

11/17/2016
As we approach the twilight of the Obama era and the dawning of the Trump administration, HR professionals are grappling with exactly what kind of changes to expect.

Holidays when work will shut down in 2017

11/17/2016
See how your office’s closing practices compare.

9 employment-related executive orders that could disappear Jan. 20

11/17/2016
Here are some of the most significant employment-related executive orders that could be on the chopping block.

How much paid leave do new parents receive?

11/17/2016
New moms on average receive twice as much paid leave as new dads before and after the birth of a child.

Tale of Twin Cities' dueling policies on paid leave

11/14/2016
Less than four months after adopting a paid leave policy, Minneapolis has amended it to conform more closely with St. Paul’s paid leave statute.

Chobani takes lead on generous paid parental leave

11/11/2016
Yogurt producer Chobani is now offering six weeks of paid parental leave to all of its employees.

Holiday scheduling for 2017: When do employers plan to close?

11/11/2016

If your organization offers paid holidays off work, which days next year will you count as holidays ... President's Day? ... Veteran’s Day? ... the day after Thanksgiving? This new survey shows when other employers around the country are planning to close during various holidays next year ....

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