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2014-02-28 23:22:33

ComplianceOnline, the leading GRC advisory network, and leading labor law expert Beth Brascugli De Lima team up once again to conduct the best-selling California medical leaves regulations seminar in Los Angeles on April 3 and 4, 2014. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 After sold-out events in San Francisco and San Diego, ComplianceOnline, the leading governance, risk and compliance advisory network with over 500 experts in various regulatory subjects, today announced that it will...

2013-12-12 12:26:40

New Proposal Would Fulfill Promise of the FMLA, Says Leading Champion of Both Bills WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most Americans have no access to paid leave when babies are born or serious personal or family medical needs arise, but that will change when Congress passes the Family And Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act. This badly needed legislation will be introduced for the first time today by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D - N.Y.) and Representative Rosa...

2013-02-04 16:27:07

Organization That Wrote, Championed FMLA Urges Lawmakers to Expand It WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first federal study in 13 years to examine the impact of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) finds that the law has had an overwhelmingly positive impact on workers, families and businesses. The FMLA is the only federal law ever to help workers meet the dual demands of job and family. The National Partnership for Women & Families wrote and championed the...

2012-01-19 20:49:03

With a growing need for family-friendly workplace policies, a new study commissioned by the National Partnership for Women & Families, with support from the Rockefeller Foundation, concludes that providing paid family leave to workers leads to positive economic outcomes for working families, businesses and the public. The research, conducted by the Center for Women and Work at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, finds that women who use paid leave are far more likely to be...

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2011-02-24 08:30:00

The United States lags the rest of the world in parental leave policy, according to a report released Wednesday by Human Rights Watch. "Millions of U.S. workers - including parents of infants - are harmed by weak or nonexistent laws on paid leave, breastfeeding accommodation, and discrimination against workers with family responsibilities," said Human Rights Watch in the 90-page report, entitled "Failing its Families: Lack of Paid Leave and Work-Family Supports in the U.S." The report is...

2008-08-26 03:00:17

By Dangler, Jamie F One university system's union moves toward paid family leave. Faculty and professional staff at State University of New York campuses know all too well that balancing family life with the demands of an academic career is often a losing battle. Like their counterparts at other academic institutions across the country, they struggle to carve out a satisfying family life in the face of a system that rewards "ideal workers," to borrow a term from legal scholar Joan...