Beginning January 1, paid time off will be available to Portland city employees for the birth, adoption, or fostering of a child. Workers had previously used vacation time and sick days, or took unpaid leave, a practice that left many new parents in a financial quandary.
The Department of Labor announced a rule change that will expand FMLA protections for thousands of legally married same-sex couples.
Though the multibillion-dollar, nearly 600-store chain took its legal claim against the federal government all the way to the Supreme Court when it didn’t want to honor the health insurance requirements of the Affordable Care Act, the company forbids its employees from seeking justice in the court of law.
The 20th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act offers a chance to reflect on its potential, and those that are still left without protection.
A new mother in Ohio is fired for taking leave days after the birth of her baby. The Ohio Supreme Court rules the termination is perfectly legal.
Last Thursday, Sen. Clinton, Speaker Pelosi and Lily Ledbetter herself rallied in our nation’s capitol for pay equity, federal family leave and more.