Mandated Paid Sick Leave: Who It Affects and How It Impacts Existing PTO Policies
Now that the end of the year craziness has faded, the first quarter is a good time to review company policies. Given the abundance of legislative changes that are occurring around the nation regarding paid sick leave, reevaluating paid time off (PTO) polices is a great place to start.
Below is a quick Q&A that explores the differences between mandated paid sick leave and traditional PTO policies as well as identifies the states and jurisdictions who have already passed related legislation.
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