July 17, 2020
The Department of Labor Women’s Bureau has published a request for information (RFI) to help the Bureau develop and report on “promising paid leave practices and provide valuable input for state and federal implementation of paid leave policies.”
Although the Wage and Hour Division enforces federal paid leave laws, the Women’s Bureau occasionally collects paid leave data to further its mission to “formulate standards and policies that promote the welfare of wage-earning women, improve their working conditions, increase their efficiency, and advance their opportunities for profitable employment.”
The three-page RFI asks interested stakeholders to provide comments on 23 different questions, including:
Outlook: HR Policy’s Future Workplace Policy Council will work closely with its paid leave working group to inform its comments, which are due on September 14.