Governor Brown Signs Two New Laws That Will Impact California Employers in 2015
California Employers Required to Provide Paid Sick Leave to Employees
Effective July 1, 2015, nearly all California employers will be required to provide at least three days of paid sick leave per year to their employees. The new law, AB 1522, also known as the “Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014,” was approved by the California Legislature on August 30, 2014 and signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. It will be enforced by the Labor Commissioner and the Attorney General, either of whom may bring civil actions.
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