Under the Washington COVID-19 Food Production Workers Paid Leave Program, no food production employer in Washington may operate from August 18, 2020, to November 13, 2020, unless the employer provides its workers with paid leave for certain qualifying events.

The Program was created by Governor Jay Inslee under Proclamation 20-67.

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Colorado has enacted the Healthy Families and Workplaces Act (SB20-205) (HFWA) to require employers to provide employees with up to six days, or up to 48 hours, of earned paid sick leave.

Employers with at least 16 employees must begin providing earned paid sick leave on January 1, 2021. All employers, regardless of

Confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases have risen swiftly in California and in response, administrative agencies have released guidance to employers regarding wage and hour issues and paid sick leave.

Late last, week, the Labor Commissioner’s office provided input on administering paid sick leave in light of coronavirus. The Labor Commissioner indicated that preventative care under paid

If you are well enough to fish in fishing tournaments, you are well enough to come to work, right? Most employers, I suspect, would agree with that view and would be quite upset to learn that an employee on paid FMLA leave was on the road, fishing in tournaments, earning prize money. But the situation,

Minnesota has amended its Minnesota Parenting Leave Act to give employees the right to use sick leave for an expanded group of family members in addition to the employee’s child. Effective August 1, 2013, an employee may use personal sick leave benefits for absences due to an illness of or injury to the employee’s “adult

Florida Governor Rick Scott has signed a bill that puts the kibosh on local leave and attendance laws.  House Bill 655 prevents Florida’s political subdivisions from requiring private employers to provide employees with disability, sick leave or “personal necessity” benefits, among others.

In a statement, Governor Scott said: "This bill fosters statewide uniformity, consistency and predictability

Florida may join Wisconsin and Indiana in putting the kibosh on local leave and attendance laws in their states. On May 2, 2013, the Florida Legislature passed House Bill 655, which prevents Florida’s political subdivisions from requiring private employers to provide employees with disability, sick leave or “personal necessity” benefits, among others. The bill,