Earned Sick Time in MA

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  1. Shamrock12

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    http://www.mass.gov/ago/doing-busin...aws-and-public-construction/earned-sick-time/

    Basically, any business larger than 11 employees will have to offer their staff 40 hours of sick time (believe you get 1 hour for every 30 worked during the year, and they can roll over to the next year).

    What are your feelings about this?

    I tend to hate everything Obama supports, but this is actually something I believe employes deserve, and is in the best interest of everyone. I find it ironic that the people I have noticed against it, are those that already have sick time...
     
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    Place I work just switched from vaca/sick to straight PTO. Not bad if you don't get sick too often, but they didn't do much for the people with a shit-ton of sick time banked.
     
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    If someone carries over days for 5yrs then quits, does the employer have to pay out 5weeks wages?
     
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    ive worked at places where you worked 4 9 hour days, then went home at noon on Friday. sure cut down on people missing work for doctors appointments, car & home repairs. i always thought that was a pretty civilized way to approach things.
     
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    not sure, read it carried over 1 year, not sure if it can be more than that.
     
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    this sounds heavenly!!
     
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    Thanks Obama!
     
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    That would be something else. I've never worked anywhere that allowed us to roll sick days into a new year (vacation days could be rolled forward) or to get paid out on unused sick days upon resignation
     
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    One year then it is fine. Small biddness owner getting hit w/ an employee leaving and having to come up w/ 10weeks worth of wages for them would be hard.
     
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    I think government jobs can have sick days rolled over for years
     
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    sick days aren't paid if you leave, or are fired, only vacation days.

    In time people will realize that this is a good thing. rather than come to work sick and spread their illness, people can stay home.
     
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    That has been curbed. Some union contracts allowed for people to be able to take up to a year of sick time, before they retired. You have always had to take the time, you could never cash it in
     
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    I think it is big in regards to food service/safety... people making 9 bucks an hour that need that 40 hour a week check and have no vacation time can stay home and get better instead of forcing themselves into work
     
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    When my uncle retired from the NYC courts, he had enough sick days and vacation time roll over that he got a fat check along w/ his 80% pay pension. That is smart. Didn't take any time off when he was young and not getting paid shit in the late 60s/early 70s, then got paid out on them based on his early 2000s wages, after he rose through the ranks.

    My pop had a buddy who was a teacher in South Jersey. He had enough sick days and what not saved up that he took a year off, and waited for the new union contract before he retired.
     
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    I got 5 days of sick time at my new job I just started, I believe they turn into vacation days for next year if I don't use them
     
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    Bernie Sanders says all of the things people want. In fact he's been saying all of this shit forever

    Label him an evil socialist and he's unelectable

    Murica
     
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    You could be right, but I could have sworn my uncle got paid out.
     
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    looked him up... 73... too old for president IMO
     
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    I never had a job where I got vacation time or sick time. When I worked at the antique shop and I took time off after 2yrs of working there, my boss gave me a 40hr check. That was cool, since I technically only worked there part time, but I was knocking down 35-40+ hrs quite often in the 4 days I worked each week.
     
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