Do you have a long-haul COVID strategy?

The disease can have long-term effects on employees, from joint pain to lasting fatigue, meaning HR needs strategies for addressing FMLA leave and presenteeism challenges.

How HR needs to think about FMLA in a post-COVID reality

Employers are urged to move ahead with caution when considering workplace policies.

Can 200 employers spark a federal leave mandate?

Employers from Etsy to Pinterest are urging U.S. lawmakers to put permanent paid family and medical leave into Biden’s COVID relief plan.

Mayer: Vacation’s all I ever wanted

Employees are using less and less PTO–at a time when they should be using it more than ever.

Post-election federal stimulus a top priority for SMEs

A new survey lays out small and medium employer concerns regarding the need for added post-election stimulus funding.

COVID spotlights need for paid leave mandates

With Families First Act protections falling away, advocates are calling for a public-private solution.

Microsoft offers 12 weeks of paid parental leave due to pandemic

The tech giant is the latest employer to beef up benefits and offer extra support for employees working at home.

Coronavirus-related paid employer leave could top $23 billion

Analysis from the Integrated Benefits Institute finds the staggering cost of sick leave and short-term disability as a result of the pandemic.

Does the Families First Act go far enough for SMB employers?

Following the bill’s passage, one expert suggests short-term layoffs could provide better benefits than the paid sick time in the law.