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California Mandates COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave for Employers Not Covered by the FFCRA

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Large employers in California must now comply with a California version of the federal Families First COVID Response Act (“FFCRA”). On September 10, 2020, the California legislature passed Assembly Bill No. 1867 requiring employers with 500 or more employees and health care providers to provide 80 hours of supplemental paid sick leave to employees who miss work for a qualifying COVID-19 related reason. This new law provides COVID-19 related supplemental paid sick leave to employees who are not covered by the emergency paid sick leave requirements under the FFCRA. Click here to continue reading.