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May 09, 2017

Might Paid Family Leave Become National Reality?

During several speeches recently, First Daughter Ivanka Trump has spoken about making things easier for working mothers.  From the time of his inauguration, President Trump has talked about some kind of mandated, paid maternity leave.  Further, he has talked about paying for such leave through the state unemployment systems (and to off-set the cost by weeding out fraud in the systems). » Read More

May 08, 2017

Private Sector Comp Time Bill Passes in U.S. House

As you may recall, we recently wrote about the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017, a new bill introduced in the United States Congress that would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to give non-exempt private sector employees the option of receiving comp time in lieu of overtime pay.  » Read More