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6 tips to tracking, administering paid sick leave
Effective this October, Austin will become the sixth city to implement paid sick leave in 2018. The trend has grown over the past few years across states, cities and localities, yet benefits managers often struggle with compliance and administration of paid sick leave policies. To help them better track and manage such policies, Sherri Bartels, HCM product strategy director at Oracle — who spoke this week at Oracle HCM World conference in Dallas — offered six tips on how benefits managers can best comply with regulations and educate employees on their earned hours.
Keep abreast of regulatory changes.
With paid sick leave laws changing frequently and irregularly and varying by state, city and locality, HR professionals oftentimes struggle to keep up with the changes. Bartels suggests looking to the Department of Labor, state labor offices and local municipalities to discover what rules your company needs to comply with.