Leave and Vacation Sharing and Donation Policies: Key Drafting Tips and Legal Issues

Posted on 10-16-2020

By: Avi Meyerstein and Robert Sanders, Husch Blackwell LLP,
and Stacey Bowman, Ascent Classical Academies

This article provides key drafting tips and best practices for employers when drafting leave and vacation sharing and donation policies. A leave-sharing and donation policy allows employees to donate or share paid time off (PTO), including vacation and sick days, for use by other employees for medical emergencies, including those related to pandemics such as the coronavirus (COVID-19).

IN PARTICULAR, THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES:

  • Leave and vacation sharing and donation policies
  • Tax considerations
  • ERISA applicability and compliance
  • Privacy and anti-discrimination laws
  • State and local paid sick leave and other paid time off (PTO) laws
  • National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) compliance

Leave and Vacation Sharing and Donation Policies

This section addresses the key aspects of leave and vacation sharing and donation policies and COVID-19 implications. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE IF YOU ARE A PRACTICAL GUIDANCE SUBSCRIBER

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