Category: paid leave

Planning Ahead Is Key to Reaping Vacation Benefits

By Lynn O’Rourke Hayes From FamilyTravel.com According to the U.S. Travel Association, more than half of American workers leave unused vacation days on their company’s boardroom table. Meanwhile, the research shows that by planning ahead, more families will actually take much-needed vacations and thus reap a multitude of personal and professional benefits. Here are five…


Amazon Tells Staff They Must Be Fully Vaccinated to Get COVID Paid Leave

Amazon has told staff at its U.S. warehouses and logistics sites that they must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by March if they want to receive paid leave if they contract the virus. In a Feb. 10 memo to employees obtained by The Wall Street Journal, the Seattle-headquartered company said workers have until March 18 to…


Amazon Cuts COVID-19 Paid Leave to 40 Hours for US Employees, Follows Walmart

Another big private employer has cut COVID-19 paid leave for its United States workers following rule changes by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Amazon.com Inc., the second-largest U.S. private employer, announced on Friday that its COVID-19 paid leave has been reduced to a maximum of 40 hours in a notification to employees….


Amazon Cuts COVID-19 Paid Leave to 40 Hours for US Employees, Following Walmart

Another big private employer has cut COVID-19 paid leave for its workers in the United States following rule changes by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Amazon.com Inc., the second-largest U.S. private employer, said its COVID-19 paid leave has been reduced to a maximum of 40 hours in a Jan. 7 notification to employees. Before…