Wednesday Feb 28, 2024

2024 PTO Trends + What If My Employee Goes To Jail?


In this episode, Joey Price and Sommer Ketron discuss two topics: PTO trends and what to do when an employee is in jail. Exploring the trends and challenges of unlimited PTO, including the low percentage of employers offering it and the barriers to its implementation. While also providing insights and advice on how to handle the situation when an employee is in jail, emphasizing the importance of understanding legal requirements and considering options such as leave of absence or termination.



  • Unlimited PTO is still not widely adopted by employers, with only around 9% offering it.
  • Barriers to unlimited PTO include heavy workloads, inadequate staffing, and lack of leadership support.
  • The adoption of unlimited PTO is relatively new, and it may become more common as companies compete for talent.
  • When an employee is in jail, employers should understand their legal requirements and consider options such as leave of absence or termination.



00:00 - Introduction

02:00 - PTO Trends\

11:09 - Adoption of Unlimited PTO

12:05 - Unlimited PTO hurdles

15:08 - Consultant’s Corner: Employee in Jail

23:16 - Legal Requirements and Options

25:36 - Follow-up Questions

28:09 - Conclusion

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