Ten Quick Facts on California’s New Paid Sick Leave Law
By Charles O. Thompson and Stan Hill
Beginning July 1, 2015, virtually all California employees are entitled to accrue paid sick leave, which may be taken as early as September 30, 2015. To ensure timely compliance and minimal disruption to business operations, California employers of all sizes should become familiar with the new paid sick leave law, known as Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014. The following ten points are the cornerstones of compliance.
Existing Sick Leave or PTO Policy
Sick Leave use
Qualifying Reasons for Use
Covered Family Members
Rate of Pay for Paid Sick Leave
No Pay-Out Required
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