Tag Archives: Executive Order 13706

Federal Contractor Paid Sick Leave in Effect

As the first quarter of 2018 nears its end, and we are adjusting to an extra hour of daylight (and an hour less sleep this weekend) we wanted to take a moment to remind you about the Paid Sick Leave obligations that went into effect in January 2017 for covered contractors.   For a refresher of these obligations, check out the blog post … Continue Reading

Complimentary Webinar: It Pays to Be Sick – Discussion of Executive Order 13706

The final regulations for Executive Order 13706 (“Paid Sick Leave for Workers on Federal Contracts”) were published September 30, 2016.  Under the Executive Order and final regulations, paid sick leave obligations will begin with new solicitations and contracts beginning January 1, 2017. Join my colleagues Patricia Pryor and Leslie Stout-Tabackman on October 20, 2016 for a … Continue Reading

Paid Sick Leave Comment Period Extended

Based on feedback received, the U.S. Department of Labor has extended the public comment period for Executive Order 13706 – Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors.  Comments are now due to the agency by April 12, 2016. Comments can be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov or in writing through mail addressed … Continue Reading

DOL Publishes Proposed Paid Sick Leave Regulations

As anticipated, the U.S. Department of Labor has published its proposed regulations implementing Executive Order 13706 – Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors.  Today’s publication in the Federal Register initiates a 30-day public comment period.  The comment period will close March 28, 2016. The proposed regulations seek to implement President Obama’s Executive Order directing government contractors to … Continue Reading