Amendment: The Labor Act (Inter)
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An Amendment proposed to provide paid time off to the workers of Kodiak.
PASSED on 10 April 2023 with 16 Aye, 3 Nay, 1 Abstain
Article 3 - Paid Time Off
- 3.1 - For the purposes of this bill, a week is defined as the number of days out of seven that the employee would usually work.
- 3.2 - In the case of a pregnancy, both partners in the legal relationship are entitled to 52 shared weeks of paid leave, starting from the 38th week of pregnancy or premature birth.
- 3.3 - In the case of a pregnancy where the woman is not in a legal relationship, they are entitled to 30 weeks of paid leave, starting from the 38th week of pregnancy or premature birth.
- 3.4 - At the end of paid maternity leave, both parents are entitled to an additional 20 weeks of job security, should they choose to take unpaid leave.
- 3.5 - In the case of a miscarriage, both partners are entitled two two months time off.
- 3.6 - Any employee who is adopting a child and has been employed continuously for three months is entitled to 365 days of paid leave.
- 3.7 - All employees who have been employed continuously for three months are entitled to 4 annual weeks of paid vacation time.
- 3.8 - Unused vacation leave may be accumulated up to 120 days, and after which it shall be mandated to pay the unused number of vacation leaves exceeding 120 days annually based on their average wage for the year.
- 3.9 - Unused vacation leave may be accumulated up to 30 days, and after which it shall be mandated for the employee to use any vacation days above the 30 reserved ones. Reserved vacation days may be used at any time.
- 3.10 - Employers are forbidden from taking any disciplinary action against an employee because of the employee's paid time off.
- 3.11 - In the case of paid maternity or paternity leave, employers may hire a replacement employee, but on the original employee's return, they must be offered their original position back.