The Cities of Berkeley and St. Paul, and Town of Morristown join the ever-growing trend of enacting paid sick leave laws. In addition, federal contractors and subcontractors are also obligated to provide paid sick time. Below is a snapshot of these paid sick leave requirements. Please contact your CBIZ representative if you would like a more detailed summary of any of these laws.
Name of Law and Jurisdiction
Number of Required Sick Leave Hours
Where to get additional information
“ Paid Sick Leave Ordinance”
City of Berkeley, California
Any person who directly or indirectly) employs or exercises control over the wages, hours or working conditions of an employee; or, any person receiving or holding a business license under the Berkeley Municipal Code
One hour of sick leave for every 30 hours worked
October 1, 2017
City of Berkeley - Health, Housing & Community Services Department
Town of Morristown, New Jersey
Any individual, partnership, association, corporation or any person or group of persons acting directly or indirectly in the interest of an employer in relation to an employee.
January 11, 2017
Town of Morristown
“Earned Sick and Safe Time Ordinance”
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Any person or entity that employs one or more employees
July 1, 2017
City of Saint Paul - Human Rights & Equal Economic Opportunity
Executive Order 13706
Signed by President Obama on September 7, 2015
DOL’s final implementation rules issued September 30, 2016
1. Procurement contracts for construction covered by the Davis-Bacon Act
2. Procurement and non-procurement contracts for services covered by the Service Contract Act (SCA)
3. Certain concession contracts excluded from SCA coverage
4. A contract in connection with federal property or lands and related to offering services for federal employees, their dependents, or the general public
New contracts entered into on or after January 1, 2017
U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division
Final Rule: Executive Order 13706, Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors
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