How Does Paid Leave Help Employers?

April 4, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Paid leave can be any type of leave that an employer offers to employees with pay. It includes things like sick days and vacation days, but most of the time when we’re discussing “paid leave,” the context is leave that goes beyond the standard paid time off (PTO) plan.

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave is a classic type of leave often thought of in this regard—but it’s unpaid, leaving employers to fill in the gap with their own paid leave policies. Paid leave policies don’t typically cover all of an employee’s wages but instead cover a percentage of their previous wage, with an upper limit to the total payment each week or month.

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