With the national election less than a month away, we’re already seeing pictures of long lines of early voters and reports that maintaining social distancing in polling locations due to the COVID-19 pandemic will likely increase the time it takes to vote. One thing is clear: Employers need to prepare for employees’ requests for time off on Tuesday November 3rd.
Over 600 national employers, encouraged by the Time to Vote movement, have chosen to make election day a paid holiday. If you don’t have election day as a holiday, it’s important to consider what employers' responsibilities are for providing leave to vote.
As 2020 winds down, employers large and small will have to grapple with some significant changes to the state’s California Family Rights Act (CFRA). The September 17th signing of SB 1383 is a massive shift for California employers, since the CFRA has historically provided job protected leave for employers with 50 or more employees.
I was saddened to learn of the death of William Gates, Sr., recently. He had a significant impact on Nonprofits Insurance Alliance and on me.
Clear signs of the property and casualty market heading into trouble started showing in 2019. Nonprofit policyholders would be “treading water,” Insurance Journal reported. The Wall Street Journal reported in February that one nonprofit saw their renewal quote increase from $76,000 to $750,000.