Paid Sick Leave Ordinances – A Future Standard?

Paid sick leave requirements for employers are trending up as ordinances and legislation continue to crop up in U.S. Cities and States. So far, 14 Cities and three States have enacted paid leave so far, with more to come.

What Is Paid Sick Leave?

Paid sick time allows the employee to take time off from work to stay home to address their health and safety needs without losing pay. Depending on your specific cities legislation, paid sick time will usually accrue at the rate of about 1 hour per every 20 or 30 hours worked.

Cities That Have Enacted Paid Sick Leave

Paid Sick Leave in U.S. States

California, Connecticut, and Massachusetts are the only three states in the nation to enact statewide sick leave. Vermont, Oregon, and New Jersey are all proposing statewide legislation.

City Posting Coverage

As more and more Cities release mandatory workplace postings, large employers are finding it increasingly difficult to keep up. GovDocs provides North America’s largest employers with City posting coverage for more than 50 Cities in the U.S. Learn more about GovDocs City Posting Coverage.


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