. Beginning Jan. 1, 2012—with the exception of certain manufacturing employers, tax-exempt employers and employers that provide comparable paid leave—employers that employed at least 50 service workers during any quarter of the preceding year must provide up to 40 hours of paid sick leave per calendar year. Employers may provide more leave than the statutory requirement. Employers determine the number of employees annually, on Jan. 1.
Employees accrue one hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours they work. Employees may carry over up to 40 hours of paid leave into the next calendar year. Employees may be allowed to donate unused accrued leave to their co-workers. Employees become entitled to use their paid sick leave after working 680 hours, and an average of at least 10 hours a week during the most recent completed calendar quarter. Upon mutual consent, employees will be not considered to have used paid time...(register to read more)