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Three-quarters of Americans (75%) are living paycheck-to-paycheck to make ends meet, according to a survey from CareerBuilder. Thirty-eight percent of employees said they sometimes live paycheck-to-paycheck, 15% said they usually do and 23% said they always do.
Employers in Illinois must now allow workers 2 weeks’ unpaid leave for the death of a child. Illinois appears to be the second state to mandate bereavement leave for private employers; Oregon adopted a similar measure in 2014.
In its Human Capital Benchmarking Report, SHRM analyzed data from its benchmarking database, which contains organizational data from a random sample of the organization’s members.
Given many employers use of the annual CPI as their COLA, it’s easy to think that CPI and COLA are the same, but they’re a bit like fraternal twins—same origin with slight differences.
Six state and local governments were recently awarded a combined $1.1 million to study the development and implementation of paid leave programs, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced.
Employers in California are ahead of the national average when it comes to paid family leave policies, according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
A new state-by-state analysis shows that few states have expanded upon the Family and Medical Leave Act's (FMLA’s) unpaid leave protections or adopted other policies to help expecting and new parents who are employed.
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