Paid Sick Leave in CA—Mandatory starting 7/1/15

published June, 2015

Starting July first, employees who work thrity hours or more are now entitled to paid sick leave. The rate is one hour per every thirty hours worked, but can’t be used (under this program) until the 90th day of employment.

Here is the link for the POSTER that must be displayed:

This can also be found by searching for DLSE Paid Sick Leave Posting.

Employers can limit the use of paid sick days to 24 hours or three days in each year of employment, and it may be capped at 48 hours or six days, but it carries forward if unused.

San Francisco already has a paid sick leave policy. See for details. This is only if your place of business is in San Francisco: it doesn’t apply to your business if you are in Alameda.