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Paid Leave Administration: The Latest Updates On How To Get Your Paid Time Off (PTO) Policies In Shape

Webinar: ID# 1023924
Recorded On-Demand
About This Course:
Paid leave benefits are a perk that can help organizations recruit and retain high-quality workers. But, it’s important to consider the costs. You need to establish a paid time off policy that works for both employees and your budget.

You also need to keep an eye on the law. Legally mandated paid sick leave is gaining support in states and municipalities around the country. Currently, five states have paid/earned sick leave laws on their books with three more becoming effective in 2017 or 2018 along with over a dozen cities, with more being added all the time.

Given this uncertain yet highly active environment, now is the time to anticipate the changes that you might need to make to your existing policies if paid sick leave comes to your jurisdiction.

Join us to learn how the recent developments related to paid sick leave affect your daily operations and workplace policies. Also, get best practices for administering PTO from accurately accounting for partial day absences to instituting vacation time caps and how to identify other policies that could be affected by mandatory paid sick leave.

You’ll learn:
  • What an effective, legal PTO policy generally looks like
  • Where paid sick leave laws have passed or are being considered
  • Requirements employers may be subjected to concerning carryover and notice/posting requirements
  • PTO administration best practices, including:
    • How to correctly account for partial-day absences under your PTO policy
    • The kinds of notice you need to give exempt workers before forcing them to use accrued PTO during furloughs
    • What paid vacation vs. PTO can mean when it comes to overtime pay for nonexempt employees
    • The lowdown on “use it or lose it” policies

  • Tactics for combining PTO leave with protected leave under FMLA
  • Smart moves regarding cashing out unused time and examples of when PTO counts as a wage under state law
  • What’s new from the Trump Administration regarding paid leave, and what might be coming
  • PTO and the exempt employee: When you can dock pay
  • Legal ways to institute caps on vacation banks
  • How PTO works when an employee is eligible for pregnancy disability leave or paid family leave
Register now for this timely event, which will update you on the latest in paid leave regulations and help you determine the best way to create and administer an effective PTO policy for your organization.

About Your Presenter:

Kimberly Klimczuk, Esq.
Skoler & Abbott

Kimberly Klimczuk joined Skoler & Abbott in 2004 and concentrates her practice on labor law and employment litigation. She became a partner with the firm in 2011. Ms. Klimczuk’s experience includes representing clients in labor arbitration and successfully defending clients in state and federal court and before administrative agencies in a variety of areas of employment law, including wage/hour law, discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge, and breach of contract. In addition, she has assisted employers in compliance matters involving the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and drafted numerous affirmative action plans for them.

Ms. Klimczuk is a frequent speaker for a wide variety of associations and organizations, as well as for Business & Legal Resources webinars and events, and is an active member of the Western Massachusetts community.
Paid Leave Administration: The Latest Updates On How To Get Your Paid Time Off (PTO) Policies In Shape
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