State Ballot Measures Include Paid Leave Legislation
In an interview with Bloomberg Law, Myra Creighton, co-chair of Fisher Phillips’ Employee Leaves and Accommodations practice, provides details on Colorado’s ballot measure that would allow the state to set up a paid family leave program, with the cost shared by companies and employees. While states like Colorado have discussed paid leave for years, she says the coronavirus pandemic has helped heighten attention on financial safety nets. The interview continues by examining how leave programs get funded – whether its through the employer, employee or both.
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