Paid leave collage More companies are gravitating toward following state mandates on paid leave (as opposed to creating their own), as well as limiting paid leave to certain employee groups. (Image: Shutterstock)

Multiple types of mandated and voluntary paid leave programs result in a complex landscape of federal, state and local laws that some employers respond to with outsourcing, co-sourcing and training—but that doesn’t mean they’ve got it licked.

In fact, according to a white paper from the Disability Management Employer Coalition, more training is necessary than is being provided—and employers need more help in responding to the challenges and opportunities such leave programs present.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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