Biden to call on all employers to provide paid time off for employees to get vaccinated
He will announce a paid leave tax credit that will offset the cost for employers with fewer than 500 employees to provide full pay for any time their employees need to get a COVID-19 vaccination or recover from that vaccination.
Providing paid time off for vaccinations is an investment in the safety, productivity and health of an employer’s own workforce and their community.
No working person in this country should lose a single dollar from their paycheck to take time to get the shot or recover from it.
The paid leave tax credit that President Biden signed into the law in the American Rescue Plan ensures that no small businesses or non-profits will lose a single dollar by providing such paid leave to workers receiving a vaccination. ■