Tag: sick pay

Question: Can we require employees to use their vacation and sick time at the beginning of an approved medical leave of absence? Answer: Generally, an employer may require employees to exhaust their paid time off when a medical leave, such as that under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), is unpaid. When not required,…

Question: We have a salaried employee who is taking too much time off for personal reasons and has no sick time left.  Can we deduct the time from her vacation balance?  Answer: If you have a bona fide time off plan, then you may deduct from that plan for this exempt employee’s absences for personal reasons.  When…