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California Second State to Require Paid Sick Leave

Magazine article HRMagazine

California Second State to Require Paid Sick Leave

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Gov. Jerry Brown signed the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014, making California the second state after Connecticut to implement paid sick leave statewide. The law takes effect July 1, 2015.

Employers Covered by New Law

One of the more controversial aspects of this new law is likely to be its scope. It applies to almost all employers regardless of size, many public employers, the state and municipalities. By contrast, Connecti- cut's paid-sick-leave law applies only to employers with more than 50 employees, and San Francisco's ordinance exempts smaller employers from certain obligations.

Accrual and Usage Rules

Employees who work in California for 30 or more days within a year from the start of employment will accrue paid sick leave at a rate of no less than one hour for every 30 hours worked. …

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