By Laura J. Phillips, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
If you don’t live, work, or have employees in Washington, D.C., you may not have heard of a current proposal from that city council. D.C.’s council’s proposal is an employer payroll tax to fund workers (both part-time and full-time) to take up to 16 weeks of paid family leave annually.
Yes, 16; yes, annually; yes, paid. The current version of the proposal, which is backed by seven of the thirteen council-members
Organizations from The Washington Post to the Society of Human Resources Management are weighing in on the proposal and the potential harm to businesses, thus the workers, if this