Do Your Employees Have the Flu? Follow These Paid-Sick-Leave Laws
January 14, 2019, SHRM.org, by Allen Smith, J.D.
It’s flu season, and if your employees haven’t started calling in sick yet—either due to their own illness or to take care of a family member—they will soon. Time for employers to familiarize themselves with state and local paid-sick-leave statutes.
Paid-sick-leave laws clarify who is covered, the rate at which employees accrue paid sick leave and waiting periods before paid sick leave can be used. The laws typically include a provision stating that if an employer provides paid time off (PTO) that is at least as generous as what the law requires, the employer will be deemed in compliance. So, multistate employers may want to review their PTO policies and ensure that they are at least as generous as paid-leave laws require in states and cities where most of their employees are located, according to Marjory Robertson, assistant vice president and senior counsel, and Abigail O’Connell, senior counsel, for Sun Life Financial in Wellesley Hills, Mass. To read entire article click here.
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