Have you been hearing whisperings of paid family and medical leave becoming a reality – if so, you aren’t alone! Many cities and states are exploring the possibility of passing paid family and medical leave statutes that could soon require companies to pay employees who take leave on similar terms with the FMLA. For example, just today, the Minnesota House of Representatives is holding hearings on whether Minnesota will soon join the ranks of states requiring paid leave. The legislature will be hearing from business groups today about the potential hardships this will heap upon Minnesota companies. The moral of the story with paid family and medical leave is keep your ears to the ground and keep an eye on our Tuesday newsletter for updates as we know more. If you aren’t sure if your jurisdiction already requires paid family and medical leave, as there are some that do, reach out to one of myHRcounsel’s employment law experts today!