Five Minute Matters – Paid Leave

July 1, 2021

In today’s Five Minute Matters chat, Robert Boonin, from Dykema’s Labor & Employment group, discusses paid leave with James Brandell, who is a Government Policy Advisor in Dykema’s Washington, D.C., office. Rob and Jim address the following aspects of paid family leave: 

  • Is it Paid Family Leave or Paid Sick Leave?
  • Direction involving Federal Policy?
  • Pros/Cons
  • What Employers Need to Know and Do Now
  • Proposals in Congress
  • Timeline for Bills to Pass

To view this Five Minute Matters episode, click here.

To learn more, contact Robert Boonin at or James Brandell at

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