Last month, the voters of Massachusetts passed Ballot Question 4, which entitles all Massachusetts employees to earn and use sick leave (time). In doing so, Massachusetts became the third state to guarantee sick leave, following California and Connecticut. The Massachusetts law takes effect on July 1, 2015.Continue Reading Massachusetts Requires Employers to Provide Sick Leave
On the morning of September 10, in a signing ceremony held in Los Angeles, Governor Jerry Brown officially signed AB 1522 into law. This law makes California the second state to guarantee paid sick leave to employees.
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The national trend in increased workplace regulation continues on April 1, as New York City’s Earned Sick Time Act goes into effect.
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California employers should take note that this week, the California Supreme Court limited benefits offered under California’s kin care laws and held that kin care benefits do not apply to uncapped sick leave plans.Continue Reading California’s Kin Care Benefits Do Not Apply to Uncapped Sick Leave Plans