Category Archives: leave

How courts may make paid military leave as common as paid sick leave

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A legal battle is unfolding over paid military leave in courtrooms across the country, as a new wave of class-action lawsuits and court rulings raises a question: are National Guard and Reserve troops entitled to paid short-term military leave under federal law? Reserve component troops are suing their employers across the country, arguing that the […]

Paid parental leave is on the horizon, but feds still have questions

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The availability of paid parental leave for federal employees kicks off in just over two weeks, but employees and their representative organizations have informed the Office of Personnel Management that policies surrounding the use of that leave are still unclear or overly restrictive. The leave becomes available for employees that give birth to, have a […]

Paid parental leave is on the horizon, but feds still have questions

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The availability of paid parental leave for federal employees kicks off in just over two weeks, but employees and their representative organizations have informed the Office of Personnel Management that policies surrounding the use of that leave are still unclear or overly restrictive. The leave becomes available for employees that give birth to, have a […]

Paid parental leave takes shape under new OPM regulations

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The Office of Personnel Management will issue an interim final rule in the Federal Register Aug. 10 that clarifies when and how federal employees can use paid parental leave authorized under the Federal Employee Paid Leave Act as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020. The act enables federal employees to […]

Paid parental leave takes shape under new OPM regulations

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The Office of Personnel Management will issue an interim final rule in the Federal Register Aug. 10 that clarifies when and how federal employees can use paid parental leave authorized under the Federal Employee Paid Leave Act as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020. The act enables federal employees to […]