Paid leave, in its many forms, has become a flashpoint for employment law across the U.S.
This whitepaper, updated in September 2022, covers the evolution of such laws, how the current political climate has given rise to employee-friendly legislation, as well as the state of paid leave laws today and what the future may hold.
Employers must increasingly grapple with the laws that apply to their workers, which vary widely by jurisdiction and complicate recordkeeping, benefits, payroll and more. We examine the three types of laws most commonly seen today:
- Paid leave for any reason
- Paid sick leave
- Paid family and medical leave