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S 8091 - Establishes Paid Sick Leave for Employees Affected by the COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease - New York Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Establishes Paid Sick Leave for Employees Affected by the COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (132-3) -

Title: Establishes Paid Sick Leave for Employees Affected by the COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (50-6) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes Paid Sick Leave for Employees Affected by the COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes paid sick leave for employees affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus disease.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires the following employers to provide employees subject to any quarantine or isolation related to COVID-19 5 days of paid sick leave and unpaid sick leave (Sec. 1):

    • Employers with 10 or less employees and a net income greater than $1 million; and

    • Employers with 11 to 99 employees.

  • Specifies that at the end of the 5 days of paid sick leave, employees shall be eligible for paid family leave and disability benefits (Sec 1). 

  • Requires employers with 100 or more employees to provide employees subject to any quarantine or isolation related to COVID-19 at least 14 days of paid sick leave (Sec 1). 

  • Requires that employees will return to the same position of employment they had when they began their leave (Sec 3). 

  • Specifies that any employees that have been traveling under the following circumstances are only eligible for leave provided by their employer (Sec. 4): 

    • Visiting countries that have been given a level two or three health notice from the Center for Disease Control; or

    • Travel to that country was not taken as a part of the employment. 

  • Specifies that these benefits are not available to employees who are asymptomatic or are able to work while under a cautionary or mandatory quarantine (Sec 13).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Establishes Paid Sick Leave for Employees Affected by the COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease

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