Is Paid Sick Time required?

Is paid Sick Time mandatory? Neither federal law nor any state law requires a private employer to provide employees with sick pay.  The only exception currently is Connecticut, which starts a new madatory sick leave for Service Workers (please see the CT Dept of Labor website for details on who qualifies as a service worker- see …

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Must I give an employee Sick Leave?

Is paid Sick Time mandatory? Neither federal law nor any state law requires a private employer to provide employees with sick pay.  (There are a few local exceptions- see below)  However, you may be required to provide employees unpaid time off, depending on your company's size and location.  Federal regulations require that employers with 50 or …

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What policies should be in a church employee handbook?

Fairness in ministry and employment.  A church employee handbook sets your church policies and procedures in writing.   With a well designed church employee handbook, your HR policies will be clear and consistent, you will lower the chance of minsunderstanding or frustration among staff, you will offer protection to the ministry, and you will equip your …

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What HR policies should be included in an Employee Handbook?

What HR policies are required for your company, considering its location, industry and size?  Employee policies and laws can get confusing.  Some HR policies are required (depending on your size/state/industry), but most are optional.  Here is a list of some of the more-common policies available: Some policies that are essential for almost all Employee Handbooks …

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What employment posters are required for my business?

An employer is required to post numerous rules in a place where the employees can read them.  Federal and state laws require information on wages, harassment, whistle-blower, lie detectors, equal employment, pay dates, hourly rates, and other rights.  How can an employer stay up with all the changes?  You have two options: 1. You can …

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