The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act, also known as the California Paid Sick Leave Law

The Basics - New California Sick Leave Accrual Begins July 1st 2015 PDFA month from now, on July 1, employees will begin to accrue paid sick leave under the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act, also known as the California Paid Sick Leave Law. The new law mandates that employees who work 30 or more days within a year in California be given at least 24 hours of paid sick leave annually. The law applies to all sizes of employers and includes part-time and temporary workers.

The New California Sick Leave Accrual Begins July 1st 2015 – Are you ready?

Employers who already have paid sick leave or PTO policies in place should determine if their current policies meet the requirements of the law. Employers who do not currently offer paid sick leave should determine how they plan to implement the new requirements, including whether they plan to incorporate an accrual or lump sum method for providing the required leave. All employers should ensure that they have the appropriate notice and record-keeping procedures in place.

The New California Sick Leave Accrual Begins July 1st 2015 PDF

For more information, see our infographic PDF, “California Sick Leave InfoGraphic”.

Additional resources are available in California’s official website here.

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