Despite dozens of bills being introduced on paidin state legislatures this year, only one made it into law.
Oklahoma passed legislation requiring employers to allow workers to use paid sick leave for time taken under theAct. Minnesota and Oregon agreed to study the options for paid family leave.
Attempts in other states were mostly scuttled by concerns about costs of paid leave and whether a court will overturn the Clinton administration's rules that allow states to use unemployment insurance funds for family leave.
- Employee out on military leave: How long must we hold his position?
- Biological Link to Child Isn't Required for Employee to Take FMLA Child-Care Leave
- OK to fire worker who has taken FMLA leave--but you had better be prepared to explain why
- PDA doesn't guarantee leave for child care
- FMLA notice: Rely on what you know--not policy