Tag: legislation

  • Vermont paying people to work remotely

Vermont Offers $10,000 to Move There and Work Remotely

By |June 12th, 2018|Categories: Legislation on Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

The state of Vermont is known for its picturesque landscapes, maple syrups, and soon, its budding remote workforce. At least, that’s the goal of Governor Phil Scott, who signed a bill last week to encourage people to move to Vermont and work remotely for an out-of-state employer.

  • New Jersey discrimination law

Does New Jersey Discrimination Law Cover Out-of-State Telecommuters?

By |April 19th, 2018|Categories: Legislation on Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

Companies that hire remote workers generally assume those telecommuters will be covered by the employment laws, including discrimination law, of the states in which they live. But a recent ruling by a New Jersey appellate court may force at least some businesses to reconsider that assumption.

  • Flexible work arrangements

The Changing American Workforce Needs Flexible Work Arrangements

By |December 19th, 2017|Categories: Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

The US labor force is changing in drastic ways, and as a result it only makes sense to ensure that flexible work arrangements are available to more people.

  • Workflex Act

What to Know About the Workflex in the 21st Century Act

By |December 13th, 2017|Categories: Legislation on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Congress is taking another run at legislating work flexibility. Here's a look at what both supporters and opponents are saying about a new proposal.

  • H.R. 4219

Fake Flexibility Strikes Again: New Workflex Bill H.R. 4219 Is Not the Answer

By |November 30th, 2017|Categories: Legislation on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

In early November 2017, Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA) introduced H.R. 4219, the “Workflex in the 21st Century Act.” Does it live up to its promise?

Fake Flexibility: Proposed “Comp Time” Legislation is a Fraud

By |May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Legislation on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Why would anyone think we need H.R. 1180, the Working Families Flexibility Act, when clearly we don’t need it and our employees don’t need it?

‘Working Families Flexibility Act’ Brings Flex Debate to Congress

By |May 1st, 2017|Categories: Legislation on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Work flexibility is under debate in the U.S. House of Representatives, in the form of a new bill called the Working Families Flexibility Act.

Work Flex News: How Office Culture Can Crush Women’s Ambitions, and More

By |April 28th, 2017|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

Research from Boston Consulting Group reveals that women’s reluctance to apply for senior roles may stem from company culture more than lack of ambition.

Berkeley Passes Right-to-Request Law

By |January 26th, 2017|Categories: Legislation on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

On January 24, the City Council of Berkeley, CA, passed a "right-to-request law" giving employees the right to request flexibility and predictability.

Work Flex News: Looking for a Few Good Docs, and More

By |November 25th, 2016|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

A new generation of aspiring physician mothers are making it clear that the medical training system needs an overhaul.

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