Law 360: State, Local Labor Rules May Rise To Counter Pro-Biz Trump

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What damages can I recover if I file a lawsuit against my employer?December 22, 2016

On Tuesday, Washington, D.C., became the latest municipality to institute a generous paid family leave policy, with eight weeks’ child-care leave and six weeks to look after sick relatives, continuing a trend of employee-friendly local and state regulations that management-side attorneys believe could accelerate as the incoming Trump administration effects a more pro-business mindset.

Even prior to President-elect Donald Trump’s surprising electoral victory, states and local municipalities had become more aggressive in recent years in pursuing initiatives like Washington’s paid leave program to regulate how employers behave toward their workers

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