Are You Ready? California Paid Sick Leave Benefits Roll Out July 1st

On Behalf of | Jun 26, 2015 | Benefits |

On July 1, 2015, the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act goes into effect and provides paid sick leave benefits to most employees in the state of California.

Employers are required to display the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act Paid Sick Leave poster, establish a paid sick leave benefits policy which meets the requirements of the law, and must notify current employees of this policy and their rights to paid sick leave by July 7th. Paid sick leave hours must then be tracked and included on employees’ paystubs or conveyed to them in some other written means, each pay period.

Both employers and employees should research the facts on this ground-breaking law and keep an eye out for amendments to the law which may be forthcoming in the near future.