What are the permitted uses for paid time off according to this law?

A:

Employees must be able to the earn and access paid time for the following uses:

  • The employee is ill or injured;
  • The employee needs to obtain professional diagnostic, preventive, routine, or therapeutic health care;
  • The employee is caring for a sick or injured parent, grandparent, spouse, child, brother, sister, parent-in-law, grandchild, foster child including helping that individual obtain diagnostic, preventive, routine, or therapeutic health treatment, or accompanying them to an appointment related to long-term care;
  • The employee is arranging for social or legal services or obtaining medical care or counseling for the employee or their family member (as described in the above list) who is a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking;
  • The employee needs to care for a family member (as described in the above list) because the school or business where that individual is normally located during the employee’s workday is closed for public health or safety reasons, such as a snow day or public health closure.
  • published this page in FAQ 2016-09-19 13:16:17 -0700



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