What are you doing now?

The City of Duluth has appointed a Task Force for the purpose of gathering information, collecting public input, propose best options and bringing forward recommendations concerning an Earned Sick and Safe leave to the City Council.

“Safety leave" is leave for the purpose of providing or receiving assistance because of sexual assault, domestic abuse, or stalking.

"Sick leave" means time available to an employee to be used as a result of absence from work due to personal illness or injury, or due to the illness of or injury to the employee's child, spouse, sibling, parent, mother-in-law, father-in-law, grandchild, grandparent, or stepparent.

* 1. Do you currently offer any type of earned "paid time off", "paid sick time", or "paid safe time" benefit to your employees?

* 2. If an employee calls in sick or needing time off for safety reasons, what happens next?

* 3. Can employees easily adjust or change their schedule “pick up” or “trade” shifts to make up for missed work due to illness/ appointments/safety?

* 4. Can paid time off be used to offset lost wages due to missing work for reasons of sickness or personal safety?

* 5. Who is eligible for paid sick time, paid safe time, or paid time off?

* 6. When does the employee begin to earn paid time off?

* 7. What is the maximum amount of time that can be accrued per year?

* 8. Do you allow employees to carry over paid sick time or paid time off to the next year?

* 9. Do you require a doctor’s note from employees who use paid sick time?

* 10. Are any of your employees part of a collective bargaining agreement?

Define your Business:

* 11. How many Employees do you have in Duluth per location?

* 12. What is your approximate annual revenue per location?

* 13. What industry are you engaged in?

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