Federal Contractor Sick Leave (EO 13706) Poster
The Federal Contractor Sick Leave (EO 13706) is a workplace posters poster by the Federal Department Of Labor. This poster is mandatory for some employers, including employers working under covered federal contracts.
In 2017, President Obama instituted Executive Order 13706, "Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors". This order requires 1 hour of paid sick leave for each 30 hours worked, up to 56 hours per year. These rules apply to most Federal contracts for services and construction.
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1-866-487-9243 TTY: 1-877-889-5627 www.dol.gov/whd/govcontracts WH1090 REV 09/16 PAID SICK LEAVE Executive Order 13706, Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors, requires certain employers that contract with the Federal Government to provide employees working on or in connection with those contracts with 1 hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours they work—up to 56 hours of paid sick leave each year. Employees must be permitted to use paid sick leave for their own illness, injury, or other health-related needs, including preventive care; to assist a family member who is ill, injured, or has other health-related needs, including preventive care; or for reasons resulting from, or to assist a family member who is the victim of, domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking. Employers are required to inform employees of their paid sick leave balances and must approve all valid requests to use paid sick leave. Rules about when and how employees should ask to use paid sick leave also apply. More information about the paid sick leave requirements is available at www.dol.gov/whd/govcontracts/eo13706 ENFORCEMENT The Wage and Hour Division (WHD), which is responsible for making sure employers comply with Executive Order 13706, has offices across the country. WHD can answer questions, in person or by telephone, about your workplace rights and protections. WHD can investigate employers and recover wages to which workers may be entitled. All services are free and confidential. If you are unable to file a complaint in English, WHD will accept the complaint in any language. The law prohibits discriminating against or discharging workers who file a complaint or participate in any proceeding under the Executive Order. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Executive Order 13706 applies to new contracts and replacements for expiring contracts with the Federal Government starting January 1, 2017. It applies to federal contracts for construction and many types of federal contracts for services. Some state and local laws also require that employees be provided with paid sick leave. Employers must comply with all applicable requirements. WORKER RIGHTS UNDER EXECUTIVE ORDER 13706 PAID SICK LEAVE FOR FEDERAL CONTRACTORS ONE HOUR OF PAID SICK LEAVE FOR EVERY 30 HOURS WORKED, UP TO 56 HOURS EACH YEAR WAGE AND HOUR DIVISION UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
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- Original poster PDF https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/WHD/legacy/files/wh1090.pdf , updated May 2020
- Federal Labor Law Posters at https://www.dol.gov/general/topics/posters
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