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Understand city and state COVID-19 paid leave mandates

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Learn about your city or state mandates for COVID-19 sick pay.

Many states have enacted local legislation that requires employers to provide paid sick leave to employees. Other states have expanded paid leave access to include qualifying reasons for sick leave, such as quarantine, caregiving, getting the COVID-19 vaccine, or vaccination recovery.

States not listed don't have city or state COVID-19 sick pay mandates.

  • New statewide law provides two weeks of supplemental Covid-19 sick leave for workers through December 31, 2022. Learn more
  • Los Angeles requires Supplemental Covid-19 Paid Sick Leave and Vaccine Paid Sick Leave, effective Jan. 1, 2021 through Sept. 30, 2021
  • Santa Rosa requires employers to provide 80 hours of paid sick leave to full-time employees and a prorated amount to part-time employees. Effective February 2 to September 30, 2021. Learn more.
  • Sonoma County requires paid sick leave for various specified COVID-19 related reasons. Extended through Sept. 30, 2021, from June 30, 2021. Learn more.

Statewide law requires employers to provide up to 80 hours of paid sick leave, which includes vaccine appointments and recovery time. Learn more.

Statewide program offers paid assistance through June 30, 2024 for certain essential employees who died or were unable to work because of contracting COVID-19 at any time between March 10, 2020 and July 20, 2021; effective October 1, 2021. Learn more.

Statewide law requires employers to grant emergency paid leave to “essential employees” during a public health emergency, on top of existing paid leave if state or federal funding is available. The law provides employers discretion to define who's essential. Effective May 30, 2021. Learn more.

Statewide law requires emergency paid sick leave enacted in response to COVID-19. Effective May 28, 2021 through April 1, 2022. Learn more.

Statewide law requires paid leave for employees who receive COVID-19 vaccinations. Effective June 2021 through Dec. 31, 2023. Learn more.

Statewide law provides paid and unpaid sick leave, with access to expanded paid family leave and temporary disability, depending on the size of the employer. Learn more.

  • Philadelphia enacted paid sick leave laws specifically for healthcare workers and the general public. The city's new Covid-19 leave mandate is effective March 9, 2022, and will expire December 31, 2023. Learn more
  • Pittsburgh law provides up to 80 hours of paid time off for employees who have been specifically impacted by Covid-19. Learn more.

District of Columbia extends Covid-19 paid leave provisions to May 4, 2022.  The emergency paid leave rules allow employees to take time off work due to Covid-19 have been temporarily extended under an emergency law. Learn more.

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