Untangling Service Contract Act Vacation and Sick Leave RequirementsComplying with Service Contract Act (“SCA”) leave requirements is challenging, even more so if service employees live in a state or county with local sick leave laws or if the contract is subject to Executive Order 13706, Sick Leave for Federal Contractors. Each of these laws and regulations has unique requirements that must be woven together to develop a compliant leave policy.

However, once contractors understand the nuances, strategic policy decisions can be made that minimize costs and liability.