Following an array of state and local paid leave laws and loud calls from employers and prominent business groups, Congress has introduced a bill to make paid family leave on a federal level a reality. But the legislation probably isn’t what HR pros were expecting.
The Workflex in the 21st Century Act was introduced into Congress, with heavy developmental and promotional help from the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).
Of the bill, SHRM’s president and CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. said:
“Workflex in the 21st Century – that says it all. The bill fits the changing nature