Sick Days

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AG Issues Regs For Massachusetts Sick Time Law

The state is moving closer to implementing a voter-approved law that would allow most Massachusetts workers to accrue up to 40 hours of paid sick time in a year.


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Ballot Question 4: Earned Sick Time For Employees

Ballot Question 4 would set a mandate for both small and large businesses to provide employees with a certain allocation of sick days.


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Do You Need Disability Insurance?

If you are unable to work it is disability insurance that will protect you and provide an income stream for you and your dependents.

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I-Team: Local School Districts With Highest Teacher Absentee Rates

The I-Team checked absentee rates at dozens of area high schools, compiling days off for sick days, personal days, professional development, religious observations, and any other reason.


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Mass. Pays Out $225 Million For Unused Sick Time

Massachusetts paid out $225 million to state workers for unused sick time in 2010.


Curious About Sick Day Buy Backs

I saw your recent newscast and just read your related article about state agencies buying back sick days. How can I get more information about which specific agencies have this policy and whether others who have recently left their jobs were paid for unused sick days. Will the state Comptroller give this kind of information? Can you point me in the right direction? – Kim, Boston


State Workers Taking Millions In Unused Sick Pay

State workers are cashing in on years of unused sick days and it’s costing the state millions.


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Curious How Massport CEO Gets $450k Sick Day Payout

Most people never end up using all their sick days. But $450,000 in unused sick days?


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Curious Why Some Workers Can Cash In Sick Days

Here’s an easy question. Do you get paid for sick days you don’t use? Most people will answer, “no way.” But in many cases, if you’re a state, city or…