Labor Commissioner Issues Updated FAQs Regarding Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

Labor Commissioner Issues Updated FAQs Regarding Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

The California Labor Commissioner has updated its Frequently Asked Questions in regard to the 2021 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave law. The FAQs address numerous topics including Coverage, Reasons for Taking Leave, Start Date and End Date, Requesting Leave from an Employer, Calculating Leave, Credits, Record-keeping and Paystubs, Enforcement and Relation to Other Laws. Among other updated FAQs, the Guidance makes clear that an employer must make the 2021 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave available to a covered employee “immediately upon the oral or written request of the covered employee to the employer.” Go to 2021 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave FAQs (ca.gov).