Emergency Paid Sick Leave (Summary)

Written by Kristelle

March 27, 2020

Sick Leave: full-time employees are entitled to two weeks (80 hours) of fully paid time off (up to $511 per day) to self-quarantine, seek a diagnosis or preventive care, or receive treatment for COVID-19

Family Leave: Eligible full-time employees and part-time employees are entitled to 12 weeks of job-protected leave to take care for their children in the event of a school closure or their child care provider is unavailable due to COVID-19.

Eligibility:

  • Employees at companies with fewer than 500 employees
  • State and local government employees and certain federal government employees
  • Employees who work under a multiemployer collective agreement and whose employers pay into a multiemployer plan

Source and One-Sheeter explanation here.


Mar. 27: More clarification listed by DOL here.

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