Tag: Religious Holidays

Question: Can religious holidays be determined by an employer? For example, may an employer determine December 24 through January 1 is a paid holiday period, but PTO must be used for other religious holidays? Answer: The employer has discretion to set the holidays observed in the business.  And as long as you give all affected employees…

Question: What are the rules for granting employees time off for religious holidays?  Do we have to pay for the time off? Answer: This question comes up at this time of the year with many faiths observing important days.  There is no federal law that requires an employer to give employees days off for religious…