New Jersey has become the third state to adopt paid
Workers, who will pay for the benefit through payroll deductions starting Jan. 1, will be entitled to two-thirds of their salary, up to $524 a week. California already has a paid leave law, and Washington state’s will start in October.
Meanwhile, a proposal to provide paid parental leave to federal employees is making its way through Congress, which has cut the original plan from eight weeks to four.
- Returning soldiers entitled to equivalent jobs, but not necessarily their old ones
- Employee out on military leave: How long must we hold his position?
- Revamp employment contracts to account for new tax rules
- Section 179 deduction: year-end tax strategy
- Notify employees every time you plan to charge time off to FMLA