Federal Contractors Beware – New Paid Sick Leave Requirements

The U.S. Department of Labor has reported that about 40% of the U.S. private sector workforce does not have the benefit of paid time off for care of their own illnesses or those of family members. This pressure on working families was the impetus for the Executive Order signed by President Obama in September 2016, which was intended to provide economic security to working families, improve employee health and performance and to protect the public at large. CONTINUE READING...

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