New Jersey Update to Paid Leave and TDI

On February 19, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill expanding the state’s paid family leave and short-term disability laws. Assembly Bill 3987 and Senate Bill 844 apply to the New Jersey Family Leave Insurance (NJFLI) benefit, allowing NJ employees time to bond with a newborn or care for a sick family member.…

Mandatory Sick Leave: Coming to Your Workplace?

In April 2014, New York City became the latest jurisdiction to require employers to provide paid sick leave, joining Washington, D.C., Milwaukee and the state of Connecticut. Is your city or state next? No federal law requires employers to pay employees for time not worked — such as sick days, vacations and holidays. (The Family…