Family and Medical Leave Act
Ten percent of the American workforce is currently working from home. Could it work for you?
Despite individual preference to either lean in or out, America’s pregnant workers are all at a disadvantage when it comes to family leave time after bringing baby home.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi marked the 20th anniversary of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act in Boston by pushing for federal legislation that would require businesses to allow up to seven paid sick days a year.
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that states cannot be sued under the Family and Medical Leave Act for refusing to give an employee time off to recover from an illness. One justice said the decision “dilutes the force” of the law that allows millions of working Americans time off to care for sick family members or to have children.