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Paid Family Leave Proposals Gaining Attention, Possibly Momentum

By Tammy Binford, HR Daily Advisor 02/09/18

With all that’s going on in Washington, D.C., it’s easy for issues to get lost in the noise and clutter, but paid family leave is managing to remain a topic of conversation.

Recent months have seen various paid family leave proposals floated. The issue was mentioned in the January 30 State of the Union Address and reportedly has been the subject of e-mails between Senator Marco Rubio and first daughter and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump.

The buzz may have employers wondering what’s in store and how a federal policy might affect how they comply with the patchwork of state and local laws currently on the books. The differing legal obligations worry many employers, according to Nita Beecher, an editor of Federal Employment Law Insider and attorney with Fortney & Scott, LLC, in Washington, D.C.

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