Time Off for Seasonal Employees?

Time Off for Seasonal Employees?

By Justin A. Britton, Esq.

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You hired seasonal employees to help to boost your business during busy season. These temporary workers are there to help you meet increased work demands. Therefore, it may seem unusual, and even contrary to the idea of seasonal employment, that they would want time off. Yet the reality is that many employers receive vacation and personal time requests from their seasonal staff.

While most laws do not require employers to provide the full litany of leave rights to seasonal employees, a blanket denial of any and all requests for leave by seasonal employees is not recommended. These employees may be temporary, but they are still covered under the law.

Click here for a printable version – What Employers Need to Know About Seasonal Employees.pdf