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AB 1522 - Requires Paid Sick Leave for Employees - Key Vote

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Wesley Chesbro voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Requires Paid Sick Leave for Employees

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (52-25) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Paid Sick Leave for Employees

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that requires paid sick days for employees who work 30 days or more in a year.

Highlights:
  • Requires an employer to provide a minimum of 24 hours or 3 days of paid sick days to an employee working in California for 30 or more days in a calendar year (Sec. 3).
  • Specifies that an employee shall accrue paid sick days at a rate of no less than 1 hour per every 30 hours worked, beginning on the initial date of employment (Sec. 3).
  • Authorizes an employee to use accrued paid sick days beginning on the 90th calendar day of his or her employment (Sec. 3). 
  • Authorizes an employer to limit an employee’s use of paid sick days to 24 hours or 3 days in each calendar year of employment (Sec. 4).
  • Specifies that unused accrued paid sick days may carry over to the following year of employment (Sec. 3). 
  • Specifies that an employer is not required to provide compensation to an employee for accrued, unused paid sick days upon separation from employment (Sec. 3). 
  • Prohibits an employer from terminating or otherwise retaliating against an employee who seeks paid sick leave (Secs. 3 & 4).
  • Classifies a violation of the provisions of this bill as a civil penalty, punishable by a fine of up to $100 per offense (Sec. 3).
  • Exempts an employer of an individual who provides in-home supportive services from the provisions of this bill (Sec. 3).
  • Requires an employer to provide an employee with written notice of certain information at the time of hiring, including, but not limited to, the following information (Sec. 4):
    • That an employee may accrue or use sick leave; and 
    • That an employer is prohibited from retaliating against an employee if he or she uses paid sick leave. 
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (22-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Paid Sick Leave for Employees

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires paid sick days for employees who work 30 days or more in a year, effective July 1, 2015.

Highlights:
  • Requires an employer to provide a minimum of 24 hours or 3 days of paid sick days to an employee working in California for 30 or more days in a calendar year (Sec. 3).
  • Specifies that an employee shall accrue paid sick days at a rate of no less than 1 hour per every 30 hours worked, beginning on the initial date of employment (Sec. 3).
  • Authorizes an employee to use accrued paid sick days beginning on the 90th calendar day of his or her employment (Sec. 3). 
  • Authorizes an employer to limit an employee’s use of paid sick days to 24 hours or 3 days in each calendar year of employment (Sec. 4).
  • Specifies that unused accrued paid sick days may carry over to the following year of employment (Sec. 3). 
  • Specifies that an employer is not required to provide compensation to an employee for accrued, unused paid sick days upon separation from employment (Sec. 3). 
  • Prohibits an employer from terminating or otherwise retaliating against an employee who seeks paid sick leave (Secs. 3 & 4).
  • Classifies a violation of the provisions of this bill as a civil penalty, punishable by a fine of up to $100 per offense (Sec. 3).
  • Exempts an employer of an individual who provides in-home supportive services from the provisions of this bill (Sec. 3).
  • Requires an employer to provide an employee with written notice of certain information at the time of hiring, including, but not limited to, the following information (Sec. 4):
    • That an employee may accrue or use sick leave; and 
    • That an employer is prohibited from retaliating against an employee if he or she uses paid sick leave. 
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (52-23) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Paid Sick Leave for Employees

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires paid sick days for employees who work 7 days or more in a year, effective July 1, 2015.

Highlights:
  • Requires an employer to provide a minimum level of paid sick days to an employee working in California for 7 or more days in a calendar year (Sec. 4).
  • Specifies that an employee shall accrue paid sick days at a rate of no less than 1 hour per every 30 hours worked, beginning on the initial date of employment (Sec. 4).
  • Authorizes an employee to use accrued paid sick days beginning on the 90th calendar day of his or her employment (Sec. 4). 
  • Authorizes an employer to limit an employee’s use of paid sick days to 24 hours or 3 days in each calendar year of employment (Sec. 4).
  • Specifies that unused accrued paid sick days may carry over to the following year of employment (Sec. 4). 
  • Specifies that an employer is not required to provide compensation to an employee for accrued, unused paid sick days upon separation from employment (Sec. 4). 
  • Classifies a violation of the provisions of this bill as a civil penalty, punishable by a fine of up to $100 per offense (Sec. 4). 
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requires Paid Sick Leave for Employees

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