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New Maine Law Requires Time Off From Work For Appointments at VA Medical Facilities

State and local leave laws are changing weekly and sometimes even daily! For the second time this month, Maine is adjusting its leave laws.  Employers in Maine will soon be required to provide veterans with time away from work to attend scheduled appointments at Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities. If paid leave is available … Continue Reading

Jackpot! New Nevada Laws Provide Additional Benefits for Employees

This week, Governor Steve Sisolak signed a law requiring private employers with 50 or more employees in Nevada to provide 0.01923 hours of paid leave for each hour an employee works. Employees must be permitted to use up to forty hours of available paid leave “without providing a reason to his or her employer.” Nevada’s … Continue Reading

Most Americans Have Paid Leave … and Work During “Non-Work” Time

“Paid leave was the most prevalent employee benefit” provided by private sector employers in the United States in 2012, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report entitled “Beyond the Numbers.”  The report analyzed eight categories of paid leave: holidays, vacation, sick leave, personal leave, funeral leave, jury duty leave, military leave and family … Continue Reading