Do I pay my employee their regular pay while they are on leave? August 12, 2023 03:10 No. But, you can decide if your employees can use paid sick time, vacation leave, or any other paid leave they have earned, in addition to Paid Leave Oregon benefits (ORS 657B.030). Related articles My employee is taking paid time off (PTO) while waiting for a decision on their Paid Leave Oregon benefit application. If they receive both Paid Leave benefits and PTO for the same week, can I ask the employee to return the PTO wages they were paid? Do I have to continue my employee’s health care coverage while the employee is on Paid Leave? Does Paid Leave Oregon need me to verify any of the information on my employee’s application for benefits before or after Paid Leave approves a claim? Can I ask Paid Leave Oregon to pay a specific benefit payment amount to my employee? What information will I receive from Paid Leave Oregon about my employees when they apply for leave?