Tag: Sick time

City of Duluth Earned Sick and Safe Time On May 29, 2018, the Duluth City Code adopted an ordinance (No. 10571) establishing minimum standards for earned sick and safe time in the City of Duluth. According to the ordinance, employers with five or more employees working in the city will be required to provide earned…

This year’s flu season is a rough one. Although the predominant strains of this year’s influenza viruses were represented in the vaccine, they mutated, which decreased the effectiveness of the immunization. The flu then spread widely and quickly, and in addition, the symptoms were severe and deadly. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

Question: A California employee is out for a non-work-related disability. Must we require that he use vacation and sick time while out on Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave, or is this at the employee’s option? Answer: The regulations under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the California Family Leave Act (CFRA)…

Question:   While on maternity leave, do employees still continue to accrue vacation/sick time? Our company handbook states:   “Vacation time will not accrue when an employee has been on an unpaid leave of 30 calendar days or longer, except as required by law.”  Is that policy still valid? Answer:  The quick answer to your question about…