Small businesses are bracing for another year of costly compliance change and complexity from Washington, D.C. While expecting a cascade of regulations, focus is on three priorities—the Affordable Care Act, Fair Labor Standards Act overtime regulations and mandatory paid family and medical leave.
MANDATORY PAID AND UNPAID SICK LEAVE
Proposed Legislation Means Smaller Businesses Would Be Required to Provide Unpaid Sick Leave Similar to The Family and Medical Leave Act
If one word could explain in a single word the sentiments of employers toward federal paid leave legislation, that word would be “mandatory.” Most employers, including small business, try to tailor paid sick and family leave benefits to their workforce and business conditions.… Read more >