YOUR RIGHTS THE TUC outlines the following rights for parents whose children are ill: Statutory time off
work |to care for a dependent As a working parent, you have the right to take reasonable time off
to deal with a domestic emergency, which includes your child being ill, and you need time to make alternative arrangements for their care.
Sharing the burden: Remember that both parents are entitled to time off
to look after ill children, so it shouldn't be assumed that mothers will drop everything while fathers carry on as usual.
The TUC outlined the following rights for parents whose children are ill: Statutory time off
work to care for a dependent As a working parent, you have the right to take reasonable time off
to deal with a domestic emergency, which includes when your child's ill and you need time to make alternative arrangements for their care.
These findings, combined with previous Project: Time Off
research that revealed Americans take nearly a full workweek less of vacation than in 2000, show that kids are clearly missing out on the quality time they need.
Paid time off
often represents a significant balance sheet item, although it probably hasn't received as much attention as other parts of a company's financial statements," says Peter Bergman, a corporate and securities lawyer with Hayden Bergman LLP in San Francisco.
Employers must follow a complex web of state and federal laws that give employees job protection while they take time off
for various family and medical situations.
Although your employees are paid for unused vacation time, they still need the opportunity to take time off
Full-time employees are required to take time off
But how can you take the time off
you're entitled to while maintaining compliance with your MDS schedule?
Supreme Court ruled that the FLSA permits a public employer to order an employee to take compensatory time off
whenever the employer chooses to do so.
Reality Based Scheduling (RBS) motivates employees to take personal responsibility for meeting schedule obligations and for planning in advance (at least 24 hours notice) for their time off
HR 1119, known as the Family Time Flexibility Act, would allow workers to choose between getting paid and receiving paid time off
at the rate of one-and-a-half hours for every hour they work overtime.
The employee must request the time off
and the make-up time in writing in advance and the employer may grant the request in its discretion;
Supreme Court ruled that public, employers can force their hourly workers to take time off
to avoid paying them overtime.
has introduced TimeOff, a Windows 98/95/NT4 record keeping tool which tracks the time employees are not at work by category; automatically calculates benefit hours employees earn and updates the hours available as time off
records are entered.