HUGE: If Gov. Kate Brown signs Senate Bill 454, approved earlier by the Senate, Oregon would become the fourth state with a statewide sick leave policy, along with California, Connecticut and Massachusetts.
“How Does PTO Differ from Mandated Paid Sick Leave?” As you may know, many employers have PTO policies (which include personal/vacation leave as well as sick leave) as part of their employee benefit packages. However, mandated paid sick leave policies are independent of these employer-offered packages. In states and jurisdictions requiring paid sick leave, employer-issued PTO policies should meet the minimum paid sick leave requirements. #careertips #employment
This infographic shows how the U.S. rates against the rest of the world in terms of mandatory paid sick leave for workers - clearly we are behind. Learn how #WomenEmployed is working to pass paid sick time legislation at www.womenemployed.org
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America's sick leave policies fail workers. Here's how Netflix and Google are getting it right - "The U.S. continues to be an international embarrassment when it comes to the sick leave it offers to employees. According to a comprehensive report from the Center for Economic and Policy Research, the U.S. is one of the only developed nations without a nationwide standard for all employers."