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States of Work: Paid Leave for Tennessee State Workers

Jan. 9, 2020, 5:21 PM

This week, we look at the Tennessee governor’s plan to offer paid leave to state government employees and a lawsuit to block a local “ban the box” ordinance in Iowa.

Check back every week for a roundup of state and local developments in the labor and employment world.

Tennessee Paid Family Leave

Tennessee will provide up to 12 weeks annually of paid family and medical leave to its state government employees, under a policy Gov. Bill Lee (R) announced Jan. 7.

Paid leave will be available for the birth or adoption of a child, an employee or family member illness, ...