Offering paid time off (PTO) is a benefit many small business owners extend to employees. Although the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not typically require PTO, many business owners provide paid vacation and personal days. And, some employers may even offer unlimited PTO policies. Have you considered creating an unlimited PTO policy for your […]Read More Creating an Unlimited PTO Policy
Over 70% of employees have access to paid days off from work for sick or vacation time. Although these are common paid time off programs, sick and vacation days aren’t the only time off work you can offer. Get the scoop on different types of paid time off below.Read More 10 Types of Paid Time Off You Can Offer Employees
As an employer, you may wonder why an employee would receive a paid leave of absence and how it will affect your business. It is your responsibility to understand the laws about leaves of absence. Continue reading to learn more about types of leave, laws restricting leave of absence, and what to do when an […]Read More What to Know About Paid Leave of Absence
When it comes to private industry workers, 77% have access to paid sick leave and 77% have access to paid vacation time. But, what happens if you can’t afford to offer your employees paid time off (PTO)? Or, what if your employees use up all of their PTO and need to take time off from […]Read More Unpaid Time Off: Policy, Payroll, and Beyond
As an employer, you face the challenge of juggling employees’ vacation requests. It can be difficult to find the perfect balance of being flexible while ensuring your business has enough coverage. To keep things fair and square, learn the ins and outs of managing vacation requests.Read More 5 Tips for Managing Vacation Requests Fairly and Effectively
Paid time off (PTO), including vacation days, sick days, and holidays, is a popular employee benefit. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 77% of employees receive paid vacation days, 77% receive paid sick leave, and 79% receive paid holidays. But when employees don’t use up their PTO, they’re left with accrued time off.Read More How to Handle Accrued Time Off in Your Business
As a small business owner, you may offer types of paid or unpaid time off to employees. But when election day rolls around, do you give employees time off to vote? Read on to learn about offering time off to vote, voting leave laws by state, and whether you can refuse voting leave.Read More Are You Required to Give Employees Time Off to Vote?
Life has a way of complicating plans at work. Employees may get sick, injured, give birth, or need to care for a family member. In any of these situations, there are a couple of different ways your employee can take leave from work. Short-term disability and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) are two options […]Read More The Difference Between Short-term Disability and FMLA Leave
With the passage of the Healthy Delaware Families Act (the Act), Delaware became the 11th state to guarantee paid parental, medical, and military leave for employees. Delaware paid family leave (PFL) touches the lives of both employees and their employers. While the Act won’t go into effect until 2025, there are a number of things […]Read More Delaware Paid Family Leave: Preparing for 2025
State-mandated and voluntary paid family and medical leave is on the rise. A number of states (and D.C.) have implemented paid family leave (PFL) programs, and more than one in three employers offer this benefit. To avoid payroll mishaps, employers must be able to answer: Is paid family leave taxable?Read More Is Paid Family Leave Taxable?