HR Scoop Archives for May of 2018

Paid Medical Leave

Published 05/15/2018

Paid Family Leave - The Hot New Recruiting Tool?   Only three states — California, New Jersey, and Rhode Island — currently offer paid family and medical leave.RI will join them effective July. 1, 2018, after passing the Paid Family Leave Benefits Law during the 2016 session.    Ten others (CT, DC, HI, ME, MA, OR, VT, WA, WI) offer unpaid medical leave, while 11 other states offer school related parental leave.   A recent article by Lydia Dishman, with Fast Company, looks at the trend and what it means to families, companies, and recruiters.   "When her 17-year old son needed partial hospitalization for symptoms arising from his Asperger’s syndrome, Marcia Haugstad, a...