Employee Handbooks

All Items: Time Off and Leaves of Absence

  • Time Off to Vote Handbook Statement: West Virginia

    West Virginia employers seeking to educate employees about the availability of time off for voting and to show their compliance with West Virginia's voting leave law should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.

  • Paid Sick Leave Handbook Statement

    Employers that elect to provide paid sick leave and seek to clearly establish the important components of the program, such as accrual, qualifying reasons for use, carry over and notice requirements should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.

  • Personal Leave Handbook Statement

    Employers seeking to provide personal leave to employees, establish the terms of the policy and preserve the employer's discretion to approve or deny the request should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.

  • Jury Duty Leave Handbook Statement: Alaska

    Alaska employers seeking to educate employees about the availability of leave to serve as a juror and demonstrate their compliance with Alaska's jury duty leave law should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.

  • Time Off to Vote Handbook Statement: Alaska

    Alaska employers seeking to advise employees about the availability of leave time for voting and demonstrate compliance with Alaska's voting leave law should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.

  • Crime Victim Leave Handbook Statement: Alaska

    Alaska employers seeking to educate employees, including supervisors, about the availability of leave for this purpose and to show their compliance with Alaska's crime victim leave law should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.

  • Time Off and Leaves of Absence Handbook Statement

    Employers seeking to provide an overview of the paid and unpaid time off available to employees should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.

  • Holidays Handbook Statement

    Employers seeking to advise employees which holidays are observed and the circumstances under which employees will receive holiday pay should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.

  • Floating Holidays Handbook Statement

    Employers seeking to advise employees that they provide floating holidays and the circumstances under which those holidays will accrue, carry over and/or be forfeited or paid upon termination of employment should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.

  • Jury and Witness Duty Leave Handbook Statement

    Employers seeking to show their commitment to providing employees with time off to fulfill their civic duty and outline both the employer's responsibilities and employees' obligations related to absences on the basis of jury duty or witness service should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.

About This Category

National and state employee handbook articles with guidance and policy statements for employers relating to time off and leaves of absence.