It mandates that three days of sick leave are available to full-time employees.
And some California cities, such as San Francisco and Los Angeles, add even more.
As of January 31, 2018, AB 1522 has been expanded to impact nearly all California employers.
How many sick days are you entitled to?
Employees are entitled to Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) if you have started work for an employer, are sick for four days straight and earn £113 a week. You are not eligible if you are self-employed, have had SSP for 28 weeks, serve in the armed forces or are in legal custody – to name a few.
Are paid sick days required by law in California?
In 2015, California enacted a law, known as the Healthy Workplace, Healthy Families Act, mandating all employers to provide paid sick leave to their employees, even if they work part-time. In general, the law requires employers to provide at least 24 hours– or three days– of paid sick leave a year.
How many sick day is an employees entitled to in California?
At a minimum, California law requires 24 hours (or 3 days) of paid sick leave per year for full-time employees. Employees earn a minimum of 1 hour of paid leave for every 30 hours worked. An employee is entitled to begin using accrued paid sick time beginning on the 90th day of employment.
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