HUGE: If Gov. Kate Brown signs Senate Bill approved earlier by the Senate, Oregon would become the fourth state with a statewide sick leave policy, along with California, Connecticut and Massachusetts.
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."
“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
Obama sick of US lagging in employee leave policies