California’s Sick Pay Obligations – The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act (2020)

California’s Sick Pay Obligations – The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act (2020)

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Author: Richard J. Simmons
Publisher: Castle Publications
Edition: Sixth
ISBN: 9781940747583
Pages: Over 130

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In this edition, Attorney Richard J. Simmons of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP reviews the obligations imposed on employers under California’s sick pay law and the amended version of the Kin-Care law. The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act requires virtually all California employers to provide paid sick leave that accrues at minimum rates. The law applies to employees who meet basic eligibility rules, including full-time, part-time, temporary and seasonal employees. Employers must also include additional information in their new-hire Wage Theft Prevention Act notices and comply with new posting, record-keeping, reporting and pay stub rules.

This publication provides a sample sick pay policy and addresses the following subjects:

  • Employer Coverage
  • Eligibility Rules
  • Exemptions
  • Sick Pay Accrual Rates
  • Effect On Existing Sick Pay And Paid Time Off Policies
  • Sick Pay Caps And Carryovers
  • Use Of Paid Sick Leave
  • Minimum Increments
  • Rules Against Retaliation
  • Kin-Care Changes For 2016
  • Multiple Pay Rates
  • Sample Sick Pay Policy
  • Obligations To Employees Who Quit Or Are Fired
  • Effect Of Rehire
  • Advances Of Sick Pay
  • When Sick Leave Must Be Paid
  • Notification Obligations
  • Reasons For Paid Leave
  • Qualified Family Members
  • Enforcement Provisions
  • Useful Appendices
  • Posting Obligations

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