sick leave

Court Says State Can’t Be Sued Over Sick Leave
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a state can’t be sued under the Family and Medical Leave Act for refusing to give an employee time off to recover from an illness. The high court on Tuesday refused to let Daniel Coleman sue the Maryland state Court of Appeals for firing him aft…
Connecticut Becomes First State to Mandate Paid Sick Time
In a move watched carefully by some 20 cities and states, Connecticut has become the first state in the nation to mandate paid sick days for workers. The bill, signed by Governor Dannel Malloy earlier this month, covers only hourly service workers at companies with more than 50 employees and exclude…