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SHRM Testifies before Senate on H1N1 and Need for Flexible Paid Leave Policies
Date:11/10/2009

mandates to require paid sick leave, O'Brien testified:

"The current flu pandemic illustrates the need for a 21st century workplace flexibility policy that adapts to emergency situations, reflects the nature of today's workforce, and meets the needs of both employees and employers. It should enable employees to balance their work and personal needs while providing predictability and stability to employers. Most importantly, such an approach must encourage employers to offer greater flexibility, creativity and innovation to meet the needs of their employees and their families."

O'Brien endorsed SHRM's principles for an alternative approach to costly new mandates that would respond to the diverse needs of employees and employers, and reflect different work environments, union representation, industries and organizational size. SHRM advocates a federal policy that would:

  • Encourage employers to offer uniform and coordinated paid leave;
  • Create administrative and compliance incentives for employers who meet the leave standard;
  • Provide certainty, predictability and accountability for employers and employees; and
  • Allow for different work environments, industries and organizational size.

"It is clear that the H1N1 pandemic presents extreme challenges to business, government and non-profit organizations of all types. SHRM and its members are focused on keeping their workforces as safe and healthy as possible and keeping their businesses running until this public health threat has run its course. In the meantime, we caution against rushing to impose new mandates that will do more harm than good," O'Brien concluded in her testimony.

To review SHRM's Principles for a 21st Century Workplace Flexibility Policy, visit: '/>"/>

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