Posts Tagged ‘paid time off’

Choosing Unpaid Time Off Instead of Using Vacation Time

My employee asked for a few days off for a vacation with her family but wants to take it unpaid rather than using the vacation time she has accrued. Can I require her to use her paid vacation time before taking unpaid time, or does she have the right to save her vacation time to […]

10 Sep 19 - Time Off - Ellen Savage, J.D. - No CommentsRead More »

Keep Your Workplace Running Smoothly During Summer Vacations

Hotter temperatures and no school for the kids means many employees are using up their vacation time. In fact, nearly six in 10 workers (58 percent) save their vacation time for June, July and August, according to a recent Accountemps survey. Respondents plan to take an average of 10 days off during these summer months. […]

2 Jul 19 - Time Off, Workplace Policies - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »

School Is Starting – Keep Leave Obligation in Mind

As school starts earlier every year, keep in mind that school-related leaves may protect your California employees. Under California’s Labor Code, employers with 25 or more employees working at the same location must permit employees to take time off to participate in certain school or child care activities. Eligible employees include those who are the […]

17 Aug 18 - Time Off - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

No Vacation From Paid-Time-Off Compliance Rules This Summer

Rules relating to how employees accrue paid time off (PTO) always seem to cause some confusion for employers, and the interaction between these rules and California’s mandatory paid sick leave law only adds to the confusion. That’s because PTO typically incorporates vacation and sick time into one benefit. An employee can use PTO for personal […]

6 Jun 16 - Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »