DOL Finalized Federal Contractor Paid Sick Leave


On September 7, 2015, President Obama signed Executive Order 13706, Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors (EO).  The executive order requires certain employers that contract with the federal government to provide their employees with up to seven days of paid sick leave annually, including for family care and absences resulting from domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. The Department of Labor (DOL) has finalized the federal contractor paid leave rule and has provided this fact sheet. The rule will take effect on November 28.  9/30/2016