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Paid Family Leave On the Rise – California and New York State Both Set to Expand Benefits Starting January 1, 2018

Come January 1, 2018, employees in California and New York will enjoy new and expanded rights to time off work, with pay, to attend to certain family needs.  New York, whose law was enacted in 2016 (see our prior post here), boasts its law as being the nation’s “strongest and most comprehensive” on paid family … Continue Reading

Childcare Vouchers Can be Lawfully Discontinued During Maternity Leave

We frequently receive queries from clients about what happens to childcare vouchers provided via a salary sacrifice scheme during maternity leave – are they a benefit that must continue to be provided or can they lawfully be discontinued? Needless to say, as with anything to do with the rights of women during maternity leave (I’m … Continue Reading
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