Tag: Parental Leave

OPM Releases Supplementary Materials for Upcoming Paid Parental Leave Benefit

August 11, 2020 12:39 PM

OPM has released some additional guidance documents about the new paid parental leave benefit.

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Under What Circumstances Will Federal Employees Be Entitled to Paid Parental Leave?

August 7, 2020 3:25 PM
Under What Circumstances Will Federal Employees Be Entitled to Paid Parental Leave?

The Office of Personnel Management is issuing an interim final rule stipulating how the new paid parental leave benefit can be used by federal employees.

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Lawmakers Want Retroactive Application of Upcoming Paid Parental Leave Benefit

May 11, 2020 6:29 PM
Lawmakers Want Retroactive Application of Upcoming Paid Parental Leave Benefit

A small group of lawmakers want the new paid parental leave policy to be made retroactive to apply to more federal employees.

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House Bill Would Extend Paid Parental Leave Benefit to More Federal Employees

March 5, 2020 7:30 AM
House Bill Would Extend Paid Parental Leave Benefit to More Federal Employees

A recently introduced bill would extend the new paid parental leave benefit to more federal employees who are excluded under the new law.

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NTEU is Worried About OPM’s Implementation of Paid Parental Leave

March 3, 2020 12:01 PM
NTEU is Worried About OPM’s Implementation of Paid Parental Leave

NTEU is worried that OPM is “thwarting legislative intent” of the new paid parental leave law for federal employees.

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Bill Would Give All VA Employees New Paid Parental Leave Benefit

March 3, 2020 7:10 AM
Bill Would Give All VA Employees New Paid Parental Leave Benefit

Legislation has been introduced that would formally ensure that all VA employees would be covered by the new paid parental leave benefit.

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House Bill Would Expand Paid Parental Leave to All Federal Employees

February 13, 2020 3:34 PM
House Bill Would Expand Paid Parental Leave to All Federal Employees

A House bill would expand paid parental leave to cover some federal employees who were excluded by the new law.

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New Details Clarify Which Federal Employees are Excluded from Paid Parental Leave

January 15, 2020 1:17 PM
New Details Clarify Which Federal Employees are Excluded from Paid Parental Leave

Additional details have been released clarifying which federal employees would be excluded from the new paid parental leave benefit.

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Is Paid Parental Leave ‘Another Step Towards Socialism’?

January 9, 2020 7:44 AM
Is Paid Parental Leave ‘Another Step Towards Socialism’?

Amidst many people extolling the virtues of the new paid parental leave benefit for federal employees, one person has expressed concerns about its ramifications.

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2019 Was a Big Year for Federal Employees

December 31, 2019 12:22 PM
2019 Was a Big Year for Federal Employees

2019 was an eventful year for federal employees. These are some of the highlights.

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