Billed as a measure to deter more “family flight” from San Francisco, the City’s Board of Supervisors have passed an ordinance giving employees who are caretakers or parents the “right to request” flexible or predictable work schedules. The mayor has indicated he will sign the ordinance into law.

San Francisco has the lowest percentage of

On the issue of whether states, as employers, may be liable for damages for violating the FMLA, it is fair to say that the U.S. Supreme Court lacks a consensus. On March 20, 2012, the Court said states cannot be sued for damages for violating the self-care provisions of the FMLA, i.e., those provisions dealing with an