Work & Family Policy Database
Flexible Use of Sick Leave
Subject: Flexible Use of Sick Leave
Statute/Code Cite: Me. Rev. Stat. Ann. tit. 26, Sec. 636
Summary: Workers in firms with 25 or more employees who earn sick leave are entitled to use at least 40 hours per year for the care of a child, spouse or parent.
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