In 2015, a new law in Massachusetts went into effect that requires employers to provide sick leave to their employees. On March 9, 2016, another New England state followed a similar path, as a paid sick leave law was signed in the state of Vermont. Here are a few quick highlights regarding the Vermont state […]Continue Reading →
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While not all employers are legally obligated to provide paid vacation, it has become a common business practice to do so. In addition, some states — including Massachusetts — now have laws that mandate certain types of paid time off, such as sick time. Regardless, most employers must offer at least some amount and type […]Continue Reading →
The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office has issued the final regulations and corresponding employee notice for the Massachusetts Earned Sick Time Law, which goes into effect on July 1, 2015. Summary of the Law The Earned Sick Time law requires employers to provide all employees, including part-time, seasonal and temporary employees, one hour of sick time […]Continue Reading →
On Nov. 4, 2014, Massachusetts voters approved a ballot measure to provide earned paid sick leave to employees. The mandate is scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2015. To help you understand how this may impact your business, we have provided a brief overview below. Who is Affected by this Law? Employers with 11 or […]Continue Reading →
On Sept. 10, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014. Beginning on July 1, 2015, employers will be required to provide paid sick days to employees who work 30 or more days in a calendar year. If this law applies to your business, here are a few key […]Continue Reading →