My colleagues Nancy L. Gunzenhauser and Barry A. Guryan published a Health Care and Employment Law blog post that will be of interest to many of our readers: “Massachusetts Issues Proposed Sick Leave Regulations.”
Following is an excerpt:
As we reported, last November, voters in Massachusetts approved a law granting Massachusetts employees the right to sick leave, starting on July 1, 2015. The law provides paid sick leave for employers with 11 or more employees and unpaid sick leave for employees with 10 or fewer employees. While the law set forth the basics, many of the details, which have differentiated the various sick leave laws across the country, were not previously specified (e.g., minimum increments of use, frontloading, documentation). The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office (“AGO”) has set forth proposed regulations to guide employers in implementing the upcoming sick leave law.
Read the full blog post here.