Time Off

Federal law does not require employers to provide paid time off (PTO) to commissioned employees. Therefore, unless state law says differently, it’s up to employers to establish their own vacation and PTO rules — including the rate of pay — for commission-only employees. Determine Your Calculation...

When it comes to time off for voting, state laws apply — for local and national elections. In some states, the law is so specific as to state the amount of time that workers must be allowed off to vote and whether time off needs...

Traditional leave plans separate time off into different categories, such as vacation, sick, and personal time. Employees are allotted a specific number of days or hours for each category. The time off, which is based on length of service, must be taken for the allotted...