Is an Honor Vacation Policy Right for My Company?
The District of Columbia is poised to implement sweeping new amendments to the Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act of 2008. The amendment, entitled the Earned Sick and Safe Leave Amendment Act of 2013 (the "Act"), has been...more
The New York City Earned Sick Time Act (the "Act") will take effect on April 1, 2014. As previously reported in our earlier client alerts [available here: May 9, 2013, June 28, 2013, and December 17, 2013], the Act requires...more
Mayor Bill de Blasio and incoming Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito recently announced at a joint press conference that the New York City Council will look to expand the Earned Sick Time Act in the coming days. The...more
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, almost 60% of American workers are paid an hourly wage. Many of these workers are employed by companies who offer little in the way of paid time off such as sick time,...more
An employer thought one particular employee was obviously unwell. The employer placed her on FMLA leave and required her to get certification of fitness to return to work. The first doctor released her to work. A second...more
The New York City Council has passed a law that will require businesses to provide either paid or unpaid sick leave (depending on the size of the employer) beginning April 1, 2014. The City Council passed the New York City...more
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