Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
CONSIDERING A PAID TIME OFF PLAN
1
THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT (FMLA) IMPACT ON THE PTO PLAN
1
THE BENEFITS AND VALUE OF A PTO PLAN TO AN EMPLOYER
2
PURPOSE OF THIS MANUAL
2
GENERAL DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS
3
FLEXIBILITY AND SIMPLIFIED ADMINISTRATION
3
INCREASED PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND COST CONTROL
4
ORGANIZATION-SPECIFIC DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS
6
IS PTO THE RIGHT BENEFIT?
6
WHAT DOES THE FINANCIAL ANALYSIS SHOW?
6
WHO WILL QUALIFY FOR THE BENEFIT?
7
WHEN WILL EMPLOYEES BE ELIGIBLE TO USE THEIR PTO?
7
HOW MUCH TIME OFF WITH PAY WILL BE GRANTED?
7
HOW WILL THE TIME OFF BE ACCUMULATED AND HELD?
8
TRANSITIONING TO THE NEW BENEFIT
9
DEFINING AND COMMUNICATING THE PTO PLAN
11
SUMMARY
12
APPENDIX
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