Leave

Information on annual leave, sick leave, maternity, paternity and parental leave, public holidays and other leave.

USA :: Abandonment of employment

Although the Fair Work Act 2009 is silent on absence without leave, there is some case law at a federal and state level concerning the issue …

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USA :: Military family leave

Federal legislation The Federal Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) requires employers to give employees time off to take part in military service …

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USA :: Sick leave

Federal legislation There are no Federal sick pay laws, although provisions are made at a local level under many state and municipality laws …

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USA :: Paid annual leave

Federal legislation The general principle in the US is that all remuneration must be directly earned …

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USA :: Maternity leave

There is no Federal law giving paid time off during pregnancy, whilst giving birth, care of a newborn baby, paternity leave or parental leave …

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USA :: Family leave (FMLA)

Federal legislation The Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) obliges all employers with 50+ employees (over a 20-week period in the current or the previous year) to give up to 12 weeks leave a year for domestic caregiving purposes or for the purposes of recuperating from a serious illness/injury …

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USA :: Public holidays 2020

  January 1 New Year’s Day (Wednesday) January 20 Martin Luther King Jr Day (Monday)  May 25 Memorial Day Holiday (Monday) July 4 Independence Day (Saturday) September 7 Labour Day (Monday)  November 26 Thanksgiving Day (Thursday)  December 25 Christmas Day (Friday)   Note:  February 17 Presidents’ Day (Widespread in gov …

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USA :: Public holidays 2021

  January 1 New Year’s Day (Friday) January 18 Martin Luther King Jr Day (Monday)  May 31 Memorial Day Holiday (Monday) July 4 Independence Day (Sunday) September 6 Labour Day (Monday)  November 25 Thanksgiving Day (Thursday)  December 25 Christmas Day (Saturday)   Note:  February 15 President’s Day (Widespread in gov …

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