California COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave 2021
This law extends up to 80 hours of paid sick leave to all employees who work for employers with more than 25 employees. The law is retroactive to January 1, 2021 and will be in effect through September 30, 2021.
- Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce List
- Social Distancing Protocol
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Workplace Exposure Guidelines for Employers
- The Labor & Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) wants to keep workers, employers, co-workers, and families safe. What employees are entitled to may be confusing. The LWDA is trying to make it easier and spread awareness through a centralized source of information with regards to topics such as: paid sick leave, disability and unemployment insurance, workplace health and safety guidance and employer assistance. Use the guidance on their website to determine what is best for you, your family and your workplace.
- For assistance with layoffs and layoff mitigation, the Sonoma County Job Link Business Services hotline number is (707) 565-8079 and email is email@example.com. This hotline and e-mail are staffed during the Shelter in Place. Be aware that due to call volume, you may need to leave a message. All calls Monday-Friday will be returned within 24 hours.
- The California Labor Commissioner’s Office has listed basic information with relation to employee leave options, compensation and salary.
- For information about job protection and employment discrimination, visit the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing website.
- The Employment Development Department (EDD) provides a variety of resources for employers who anticipate a reduction of work hours or potential closure or layoffs as a result of Coronavirus. Employers experiencing a hardship as a result of Coronavirus may also request up to a 60-day extension of time from the EDD to file their state payroll reports and/or deposit state payroll taxes without penalty or interest. For question, employers may call the EDD Taxpayer Assistance Center at 1 (888) 745-3886.
- California’s $75 million Disaster Relief Fund will support undocumented Californians impacted by COVID-19 who are ineligible for unemployment insurance benefits and disaster relief, including the CARES Act, due to their immigration status.