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Chicago Poised to Pass the Latest Employee Paid Sick Leave Law, Following the Lead of other Cities, States

This past week, my colleague, Lindsey Marcus, reported on new paid sick leave legislation that is about to become law in Chicago.  It’s significant because it reflects a growing number of states and cities joining the mandated paid leave bandwagon. Because the impending law will affect all of your operations located in Chicago, I provide Lindsey’s analysis here: … Continue Reading

Paid Family Leave Becomes Law in New York Through an Insurance-Style Scheme. Will Other States Follow?

Could this be a game-changer when it comes to paid family and sick leave? Yesterday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law what is being dubbed the country’s longest and most comprehensive paid family leave program, which allows employees partially paid leave to care for a family member or a newborn child. New York follows other … Continue Reading