The Family and Medical Leave Act, passed back in 1993, was an important milestone in then-president Bill Clinton’s first term. The idea was to strike a better balance between the demands of the workplace and family responsibilities.
The law attempts to achieve that balance by allowing up to 12 weeks of unpaid but […]
When you’re managing leave time and absenteeism among your workers, it’s important to understand many of the different statistical trends that relate to why workers don’t always show up to work the way you wish they would. Take a look at the graph below (source) because it’s a real eye-opener.
The most interesting thing […]
In September 2014, the US Department of Labor announced a series of grants to 3 different states (Montana, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts) and the District of Columbia to study the feasibility of different ways to offer paid family and medical leave (source). Back in 1993 the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) […]