Entitlement and Amount
Beginning July 1, 2017, employees are entitled to earned paid sick time and accrue a minimum of one hour to earned paid sick time for every 30 hours worked, subject to the following limitations:
Employees whose employers have less than 15 employees may only accrue or use 24 hours of earned paid sick time per year
Employees whose employers have 15 or more employees may only accrue or use 40 hours of earned paid sick time per year
Employers are permitted to select higher accrual and use limits
Earned paid sick time may be used for the following purposes: (1) medical care or mental or physical illness, injury, or health condition; or (2) a public health emergency; and (3) absence due to domestic violence, sexual violence, abuse, or stalking. Employees may use earned paid sick time for themselves or for family members.
We would be happy to help you with any questions you have regarding this new law. Please contact our office today!